Acre Foot


  • An acre foot is equivalent to 43,560 cubic feet (1233.48183754752 cubic metres) or 325,851.429 (1,233,481.84 litres) gallons of material (water or other) that is needed to cover an acre of land one foot deep.

unit of area, foot deep, cubic feet


Alternate Spellings
Acre ft, measurement

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Acre Definition,
    • 43,560 square feet. A plot of land 180 by 242 feet is one acre.
  • Arpent Definition,
    • An area equal to about 0.845 acres, traditionally used in France, Quebec and Louisiana. Nowadays, hectares and acres are more commonly used measurements of area.
  • Board Foot Definition,
    • A measurement of lumber equivalent to 1 inch thick, 1 foot long, 1 foot wide.
  • Land Lot Definition,
    • A piece of land owned by an individual or entity.
  • Million Acre-Feet (MAF)Acronym,
    • Plat Definition,
      • A map that shows a parcel of land and how it is subdivided into individual lots. Plat maps also show the locations of streets and easements.
    • Reliction Definition,
      • An increase in the amount of land that occurs when a river or sea permanently withdraws.
    • Square Footage Definition,
      • The area within a building, calculated by measuring the rooms by length and width.
    • Thousand Acre-Feet (TAF)Acronym,
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