The layout below shows a typical township and it's adjoining sections.


36 31 32 33 34 35 36 31
1 6 5 4 3 2 1 6
12 7 8 9 10 11 12 7
13 18 17 16 15 14 13 18
24 19 20 21 22 23 24 19
25 30 29 28 27 26 25 30
36 31 32 33 34 35 36 31
1 6 5 4 3 2 1 6


Below is an example of sections of ownership.




F.Y.I.

A Township 6 miles square
" 36 square miles
" 36 sections
A Section 1 mile square
" 640 acres
1 Acre 160 square rods
" 43,560 square feet
" 300 x 145.2 ft.
" 660 x 66 ft.
" 330 x 132 ft
" 20 x 8 rods
" 208.75 x 208.75 ft.



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