Contacting your local County Extension Office is the best place to start when buying cords of firewood for the first time. The County Extension Office will provide information about pricing, wood species and quality, as ... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

The most affordable way to purchase firewood is to find a local wood yard and request pricing information for large orders. Because cords of wood take up so much space, shipping them lengthy distances is generally more e... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

The price of firewood is affected by its dryness, location and energy content. Other important factors in cost include the size of the bundle being purchased and the distance it was transported. More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

A cord is the measurement used for firewood. The official and standard full cord of firewood has a height of 4 feet, a width of 4 feet, a length of 8 feet and a volume of 128 cubic feet. There are other types of cords, v... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

The average price of delivered firewood ranges from $125 to $200 for a full cord. These prices vary depending on the local economy, the origin of the firewood, the type of wood, the size of the order and the distance fro... More »

Many companies, such as The Chimney Sweep and World Forest Industries, publish the average BTUs per cord of firewood for various hardwood and softwood species. In general, hardwoods, such as oak or eucalyptus, have highe... More » Science Environmental Science Natural Resources

A cord is a quantity of cut firewood, usually defined as the amount of wood that fills a 128 cubic foot space, or an 8 by 4 by 4 foot stack. Since firewood is irregularly shaped, a cord of wood typically averages about 8... More » Science Measurements