Acreage Guide & Table

The diagram below can be used to calculate the number of rods required to enclose fields of various sizes. These are suggested guidelines using the square area to be fenced.

Acreage Guide

1 rod = 16 1/2 ft.
10 rods = 165 ft.
20 rods = 330 ft.
1/4 mile = 1,320 ft. or 80 rods
1/2 mile = 2,640 ft. or 160 rods
1 mile = 5,280 ft. or 320 rods

The table below helps calculate the number of rolls of fence required to enclose various acreage sizes. These are suggested guidelines assuming the square area to be fenced.

Acres Fence
330 ft.
Rolls
Fence
100 ft.
Rolls
Barb Wire
1320 ft.
Rolls
1 Strand

1

3

9

1

2

4

12

1

3

5

15

1

4

5

17

2

5

6

19

2

6

7

21

2

7

7

22

2

8

8

24

2

9

8

25

2

10

8

26

2

11

8

28

2

12

9

29

3

13

10

31

3

14

10

31

3

15

10

33

3

16

11

34

3

17

11

35

3

18

11

36

3

19

11

37

3

20

12

38

3

25

13

42

4

30

14

46

4

35

15

50

4

40

16

53

4

45

17

56

5

50

18

60

5

55

19

62

5

60

20

65

5

Acres Fence
330 ft.
Rolls
Fence
100 ft.
Rolls
Barb Wire
1320 ft.
Rolls
1 Strand

65

21

68

6

70

22

70

6

75

22

75

6

80

23

75

6

85

24

77

6

90

24

80

6

95

25

82

7

100

26

84

7

105

26

86

7

110

27

88

7

115

28

90

7

120

28

92

7

125

28

94

7

150

31

103

8

175

34

111

8

200

36

118

9

225

38

126

10

250

40

132

10

275

42

139

11

300

44

145

11

325

46

151

12

350

48

157

12

375

49

162

13

400

51

167

13

425

53

173

13

450

54

177

14

475

56

182

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