An acre is equal to 43,560 square feet or 4,840 square yards of land. This is about equal to about 75 percent of a football field, which is about 48,000 square feet, states The Calculator site. It is also comparable to 16 tennis courts and can hold 150 parked cars.
An acre of land covers 43,560 square feet, so a 208.7 foot by 208.7 foot square of land is equivalent to one acre. This is 77 percent the size of an American football field or slightly smaller than 12 high school basketball courts put together.
A good price for an acre of land depends on where the land is located. The national average price of an acre in 2013 was $2,900, but prices were as high as $6,400 in the Cornbelt region, reports Agweb.com.
A section of land contains 640 acres. A section of land is 1 square mile or 27,878,400 square feet. An acre is 43,560 square feet. By division, a section contains 640 acres.
The best way to sell 2 acres of land is to hire a professional to evaluate the land and then create listings for it on small-area land sale websites, such as LotFlip.com. Other websites, such as eBay.com and Craigslist.org, can also be used to sell land as well.
Land prices per acre are determined by whether the land is rural or urban, where it is located within a general area, the type of zoning to which it is subject and whether it is family-friendly or not. Schools and crime rates also directly affect land value.
The cost of land per acre is different from state to state for both residential property and land for farm use. The main factor contributing to the difference in value is the availability of land in the marketplace.