Square Mile to Hectare

1 Square Mile


258.998811 Hectares

Square Mile to Hectare (How many hectares in a square mile?)

It is a conversion calculator that is used to convert the area in square miles (mi2) to the area in hectares (ha). This calculator is programmed with a blank text field and a single control button. Use the blank text field to enter the value in square miles and then click the ‘Convert' button to initiate the conversion. The result in hectares is displayed at the bottom platform of the calculator below the control button.

For example;

Convert 0.2560 square miles to hectares


First, enter the value in square miles (0.2560) in the blank text field and then click the ‘Convert' button. This control initiates the conversion from square miles to hectares. The result in hectares will be shown as;

0.2560 Square Mile = 66.303695616 Hectares

This means that there are 66.303695616 Hectares in 0.2560 square miles. 

Square Miles to Hectares Conversion

Enter a value that you want to convert into hectares and click on the "convert" button.

How many hectares in a square mile?

The area units' conversion factor for Square miles to hectares is 258.998811. To determine the number of hectares in a square mile, we multiply the value in square miles by the conversion factor. Alternatively, you can use the hectares to square miles conversion calculator to obtain quick conversion results.

1 square miles = 258.998811 hectares

This means that there are 259 hectares in one square mile. One mile is defined as 1609.34 meters and is equal to 2589975.2 square meters. A hectare is defined as a square whose sides are equal to 100 meters each and thus 100 x 100 = 10000 square meters.

Therefore, 25899975.2 / 10000 = 259 hectares in one square mile.

For example; how many hectares are in 0.002 square miles? You will multiply this value by the conversion factor (258.998811).

0.002 x 258.998811

= 0.517997622 Hectares in 0.002 square miles.


A Square mile is both an imperial and a US customary unit abbreviated as "mi2" or "sq. mi". It is equal to 259 hectares, 640 acres, and 2.59 square kilometers. It can also be defined as the area of a square having a side length of one statute mile. Square miles should not be confused by miles square since they are used differently. Mile square refers to a square region whose sides have a specified length.

A Hectare is a metric system unit area of measurement abbreviated as "ha". It is mostly used for agriculture, forestry, and land measurement. One hectare is equivalent to 10,000 square meters. It is an area whose all sides are equivalent to 100 meters.