Sections in a Township

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A Township is 6 miles by six miles and is divided into 36 sections.  

 

Each section is 1 mile by 1 mile (5,280 feet x 5,280 feet.
A section contains 640 acres.
Sections are numbered from the top to bottom starting at the top right of the township and progressing as if you were mowing a lawn.

 

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