Convert Acres (ac) to Square Feet (ft²) | ac in ft²

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# Let's convert Acres (ac) to Square Feet (ft²)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Acres (ac) to Square Feet (ft²) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Acres to Square Feet

Formula
ft² = ac x 43560
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Square Feet, multiply the number of Acres by 43.6 thousand
Acres (ac) in 1 Square Foot
There are 0 Acres in 1 Square Foot
Square Feet (ft²) in 1 Acre
There are 43560 Square Feet in 1 Acre

## Unit Information

Acre
/ˈeɪkə/
Symbol: ac
Unit System: Imperial / US Customary

### What is the Acre?

The acre is a unit of area and is used in the imperial and US customary systems with the symbol a.

It represents the area the size of one chain by one furlong (66 by 660 feet). This is exactly equal to 10 square chains, ​1⁄640 of a square mile or 43,560 square feet.

It is generally used to measure the size of land.

Square Foot
/skwɛːˌfʊt/
Symbol: ft²
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Square Foot?

The square foot is a unit of area and is an imperial unit with the symbol ft².

One square foot is equal in area to a square with edges one foot in length.

It is used a lot in expressing the internal size of a house, apartment, office or other properties so is a useful unit to understand.