# Square feet 1 square yard?

How many square feet are in 1 square yard? 1 square yard equals 9 square feet. Scroll down to related links and look at "Conversions of area (surface) units".

### Feet in a square yard?

You mean Square Feet in Square Yard.....Right? One square yard is the area occupied by a square of side 1 yard. But 1 yard is 3 feet so one square yard is equivalent in area occupied by a square of side 3 feet, but now the units will be square feet rather than square yard. A square with side 3 feet has an ares of 9 square feet which is the same as 1 square…

### What is a square yard?

A square yard is a measure of area that represents an area that is one yard by one yard in size. If you have a roll of paper 1 yard wide and you pull some off the roll and cut it off at a length of 1 yard, your piece of paper is 1 yard by 1 yard in size. It has 1 square yard of area. Note that, because the yard is three feet…