# Furlongs to Chains (fur to ch)

## Furlongs to Chains (fur to ch) conversion calculator

Chains to Furlongs (Swap units)

1fur = 10ch

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### Furlongs to Chains conversion formula

Chains = Furlongs * 10

### Furlongs to Chains calculation

Chains = Furlongs * 10

Chains = 1 * 10

Chains = 10

## How do you convert Furlongs to Chains?

A furlong is equal to 220 yards or 660 feet, while a chain is equal to 22 yards or 66 feet. To convert furlongs to chains, you can use the conversion factor of 10. This means that there are 10 chains in one furlong. To convert, simply multiply the number of furlongs by 10. For example, if you have 5 furlongs, you would multiply 5 by 10 to get 50 chains.

## What is a furlong?

A furlong is a unit of measurement commonly used in the imperial system, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It is primarily used to measure distances, especially in horse racing and agriculture. One furlong is equivalent to 220 yards or 660 feet, which is approximately 201.168 meters.

The origin of the term "furlong" can be traced back to Old English, where "furh" meant "furrow" and "lang" meant "long." This reflects the historical use of furlongs in measuring the length of a furrow in agricultural fields. In horse racing, furlongs are used to measure the distance between the starting point and the finish line. A racecourse typically consists of multiple furlongs, with the most common distances being 5 furlongs (5/8 of a mile) and 10 furlongs (1 mile).

While the use of furlongs has declined in everyday life, it still holds significance in certain fields. For example, in the United Kingdom, road signs often display distances in miles and furlongs, particularly in rural areas. Additionally, furlongs are occasionally used in land surveying and in some sports, such as rowing and track cycling. Overall, the furlong remains an interesting and historical unit of measurement that continues to have relevance in specific contexts.

## What is a chain?

The chain is a unit of length measurement commonly used in surveying and land measurement. It is primarily used in countries that follow the imperial system of measurement, such as the United States and the United Kingdom. One chain is equal to 66 feet or 20.1168 meters. It is further divided into 100 links, with each link measuring 0.66 feet or 7.92 inches.

The chain was historically used for measuring large areas of land, such as farms or estates. Surveyors would use chains to measure distances between points and establish boundaries. The use of chains allowed for more accurate measurements compared to other methods available at the time. Today, the chain is still used in some specialized fields, such as civil engineering and land surveying, although it has been largely replaced by more modern and precise measurement tools like GPS.

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Furlongs
Chains
0fur
0.00000ch
1fur
10.00000ch
2fur
20.00000ch
3fur
30.00000ch
4fur
40.00000ch
5fur
50.00000ch
6fur
60.00000ch
7fur
70.00000ch
8fur
80.00000ch
9fur
90.00000ch
10fur
100.00000ch
11fur
110.00000ch
12fur
120.00000ch
13fur
130.00000ch
14fur
140.00000ch
15fur
150.00000ch
16fur
160.00000ch
17fur
170.00000ch
18fur
180.00000ch
19fur
190.00000ch
Furlongs
Chains
20fur
200.00000ch
21fur
210.00000ch
22fur
220.00000ch
23fur
230.00000ch
24fur
240.00000ch
25fur
250.00000ch
26fur
260.00000ch
27fur
270.00000ch
28fur
280.00000ch
29fur
290.00000ch
30fur
300.00000ch
31fur
310.00000ch
32fur
320.00000ch
33fur
330.00000ch
34fur
340.00000ch
35fur
350.00000ch
36fur
360.00000ch
37fur
370.00000ch
38fur
380.00000ch
39fur
390.00000ch
Furlongs
Chains
40fur
400.00000ch
41fur
410.00000ch
42fur
420.00000ch
43fur
430.00000ch
44fur
440.00000ch
45fur
450.00000ch
46fur
460.00000ch
47fur
470.00000ch
48fur
480.00000ch
49fur
490.00000ch
50fur
500.00000ch
51fur
510.00000ch
52fur
520.00000ch
53fur
530.00000ch
54fur
540.00000ch
55fur
550.00000ch
56fur
560.00000ch
57fur
570.00000ch
58fur
580.00000ch
59fur
590.00000ch
Furlongs
Chains
60fur
600.00000ch
61fur
610.00000ch
62fur
620.00000ch
63fur
630.00000ch
64fur
640.00000ch
65fur
650.00000ch
66fur
660.00000ch
67fur
670.00000ch
68fur
680.00000ch
69fur
690.00000ch
70fur
700.00000ch
71fur
710.00000ch
72fur
720.00000ch
73fur
730.00000ch
74fur
740.00000ch
75fur
750.00000ch
76fur
760.00000ch
77fur
770.00000ch
78fur
780.00000ch
79fur
790.00000ch