# Encyclopedia

.The square mile (abbreviated as sq mi and sometimes as mi²) is an imperial and US unit of measure for an area equal to the area of a square of one statute mile.^ Square Mile , unit of measure .

^ Land area, 2000 (square miles) .
• USA QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau 19 September 2009 8:44 UTC quickfacts.census.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Square Mile (US Survey) , unit of measure .

[1] .It should not be confused with miles square, which refers to the number of miles on each side squared.^ The number of acres in a square mile .
• The number of acres in a square mile 19 September 2009 8:44 UTC mathcentral.uregina.ca [Source type: Reference]

^ Persons per square mile is the average number of inhabitants per square mile of land area.

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For instance, 20 miles square (20 × 20 miles) is equal to 400 square miles.

## Conversions

1 square mile is equivalent to:

## References

1. ^ Davies, Charles (1872). Mathematical dictionary and cyclopedia of mathematical science. Original from Harvard University: A.S. Barnes and co. p. 582.

# Genealogy

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### From Familypedia

.The square mile is an imperial and US unit of measure for an area equal to the area of a square of one statute mile.^ She said Coast Guard ships, airplanes and a helicopter joined local authorities and volunteers in searching a 1,600- square - mile area Tuesday.
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^ Embossed with the Square Mile logo in silver on the outside, each box has one of the five Square Mile stunning colours on the inside.
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^ Land area measurements are originally recorded as whole square meters (to convert square meters to square kilometers, divide by 1,000,000; to convert square kilometers to square miles, divide by 2.58999; to convert square meters to square miles, divide by 2,589,988).

.It should not be confused with miles square, which refers to the number of miles on each side squared.^ The number of acres in a square mile .
• The number of acres in a square mile 19 September 2009 8:44 UTC mathcentral.uregina.ca [Source type: Reference]

^ Persons per square mile is the average number of inhabitants per square mile of land area.

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.For instance, 20 miles square (20×20 miles) is equal to 400 square miles.^ A square mile is equal to 27,878,400 square feet, 640 acres , or roughly 2½ square kilometers (2.589988 km², to be more exact).
• Square mile - Free Encyclopedia 19 September 2009 8:44 UTC www.wacklepedia.com [Source type: General]

^ The number of acres in a square mile is thus the number of 43 560 square foot plots it will take to cover this area of 27 878 400 square feet.
• The number of acres in a square mile 19 September 2009 8:44 UTC mathcentral.uregina.ca [Source type: Reference]

^ One mile is 5280 feet and hence a square mile has area 5280 x 5280 = 27 878 400 square feet.
• The number of acres in a square mile 19 September 2009 8:44 UTC mathcentral.uregina.ca [Source type: Reference]

 1 square mile =640 acres =27,878,400 square feet =2.589988110336 square kilometre (exactly) ≈260 hectares

## Conversions

1 square mile is equivalent to:
• 4,014,489,600 square inches
• 27,878,400 square feet
• 3,097,600 square yards
• 640 acres
• 2560 roods
• 25,899,881,103.36 square centimeters
• 2,589,988.110336 square meters
• 2.589988110336 square kilometre
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# Simple English

A square mile (sometimes written mi² ) is an American unit of measurement of area. It is the area inside a square that has each side equal to one statute mile (5,280 feet or 1,760 yards). This way of talking about area is often used to say how much land there is on a farm, or in a city or country, for example.

One square mile is just less than 2.6 square kilometres.

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