# Furlongs to Yards (fur to yd)

## Furlongs to Yards (fur to yd) conversion calculator

Yards to Furlongs (Swap units)

1fur = 220yd

Format
Accuracy

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Furlongs to Yards conversion formula

Yards = Furlongs * 220

### Furlongs to Yards calculation

Yards = Furlongs * 220

Yards = 1 * 220

Yards = 220

## How do I convert Furlongs to Yards?

A furlong is an imperial unit of length commonly used in horse racing and agriculture, equal to 220 yards or 1/8th of a mile. On the other hand, a yard is a unit of length in both the imperial and US customary systems, equivalent to 3 feet or 36 inches.

To convert furlongs to yards, you can use the conversion factor of 220 yards per furlong. Simply multiply the number of furlongs by 220 to obtain the equivalent distance in yards. For example, if you have 3 furlongs, you would multiply 3 by 220 to get 660 yards.

## 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 yard?

A yard is a unit of length commonly used in the United States and other countries that have adopted the Imperial system of measurement. It is equal to 3 feet or 36 inches. The yard is primarily used for measuring distances in everyday situations, such as the length of a room or the height of a person. It is also commonly used in sports, particularly in American football, where the field is divided into 100 yards.

The yard is believed to have originated from the length of a person's stride. In medieval times, a yard was defined as the distance from the tip of the nose to the end of the outstretched arm of King Henry I of England. However, the exact length of a yard has varied throughout history and between different countries. It wasn't until 1959 that the yard was officially defined as 0.9144 meters by international agreement.

While the yard is still widely used in the United States, many other countries have adopted the metric system and use the meter as their primary unit of length. However, the yard is still used in some specialized fields, such as construction and landscaping, where it is more convenient to work with fractions of a yard rather than decimal fractions of a meter.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Furlongs
Yards
0fur
0.00000yd
1fur
220.00000yd
2fur
440.00000yd
3fur
660.00000yd
4fur
880.00000yd
5fur
1,100.00000yd
6fur
1,320.00000yd
7fur
1,540.00000yd
8fur
1,760.00000yd
9fur
1,980.00000yd
10fur
2,200.00000yd
11fur
2,420.00000yd
12fur
2,640.00000yd
13fur
2,860.00000yd
14fur
3,080.00000yd
15fur
3,300.00000yd
16fur
3,520.00000yd
17fur
3,740.00000yd
18fur
3,960.00000yd
19fur
4,180.00000yd
Furlongs
Yards
20fur
4,400.00000yd
21fur
4,620.00000yd
22fur
4,840.00000yd
23fur
5,060.00000yd
24fur
5,280.00000yd
25fur
5,500.00000yd
26fur
5,720.00000yd
27fur
5,940.00000yd
28fur
6,160.00000yd
29fur
6,380.00000yd
30fur
6,600.00000yd
31fur
6,820.00000yd
32fur
7,040.00000yd
33fur
7,260.00000yd
34fur
7,480.00000yd
35fur
7,700.00000yd
36fur
7,920.00000yd
37fur
8,140.00000yd
38fur
8,360.00000yd
39fur
8,580.00000yd
Furlongs
Yards
40fur
8,800.00000yd
41fur
9,020.00000yd
42fur
9,240.00000yd
43fur
9,460.00000yd
44fur
9,680.00000yd
45fur
9,900.00000yd
46fur
10,120.00000yd
47fur
10,340.00000yd
48fur
10,560.00000yd
49fur
10,780.00000yd
50fur
11,000.00000yd
51fur
11,220.00000yd
52fur
11,440.00000yd
53fur
11,660.00000yd
54fur
11,880.00000yd
55fur
12,100.00000yd
56fur
12,320.00000yd
57fur
12,540.00000yd
58fur
12,760.00000yd
59fur
12,980.00000yd
Furlongs
Yards
60fur
13,200.00000yd
61fur
13,420.00000yd
62fur
13,640.00000yd
63fur
13,860.00000yd
64fur
14,080.00000yd
65fur
14,300.00000yd
66fur
14,520.00000yd
67fur
14,740.00000yd
68fur
14,960.00000yd
69fur
15,180.00000yd
70fur
15,400.00000yd
71fur
15,620.00000yd
72fur
15,840.00000yd
73fur
16,060.00000yd
74fur
16,280.00000yd
75fur
16,500.00000yd
76fur
16,720.00000yd
77fur
16,940.00000yd
78fur
17,160.00000yd
79fur
17,380.00000yd