There are 2,000 pounds in one ton. Tons and pounds are both units of measurement that describe mass. The abbreviation for ton is "T," while the abbreviation for pound is "lb" or "lbs." More »

In the United States and other countries that use the short ton, two tons is equal to 4,000 pounds, according to There are three different types of ton measurements: the short ton, long ton and metric ton. More » Science Measurements

One ton is equivalent to 2,000 pounds. Some systems of measurement differentiate between a short ton and a long ton. More » Science Measurements

A U.S. ton is equal to 2,000 pounds, which is also called the short ton. A British ton is equal to 2,240 pounds, and it is also known as the long ton. A metric ton is equal to about 2,204 pounds, closer to the British to... More »

The average cubic yard of topsoil weighs 2,000 pounds, or 1 ton. Very dry topsoil can weigh as little as 1,700 pounds, whereas wet topsoil can weigh much more. More »

The leatherback sea turtle, the largest turtle on Earth, can weigh up to 2,000 pounds, or 1 ton. Leatherbacks are the only sea turtles to have a leathery, rather than bony, carapace. More »

A short ton is equal to 2,000 pounds and a long ton is 2,240 pounds. However, there are different types of tons, depending on the country. More »