Division of Land

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Real Estate Agent with ReMax/Lake Martin Properties

Division of Land

 

  • Early deeds involved large chunks of land known as Townships.
  • Townships contain 36 sections and are six miles by six miles.
  • Sections measure one mile by one mile and contain 640 acres.
  • Half of a section is 320 acres.
  • 1/4 of a section is 160 acres.
  • 1/4 section of 1/4 section is 40 acres.
  • An acre is 43,560 square feet

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