# How many yards are in a square mile?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 6, 2016

1 sq mile = 3,097,600 sq yd

#### Explanation:

You cannot convert between units of length (yard) and units of area (square mile). You can only convert:

- units of length:

#1 mi=1760 yd#

or

- units of area:

#1 mi^2=1mi*1mi=1760yd*1760yd=3097600 yd^2#