Maybe this will help you Pamela.
Each township is made up of 36 sections, each section is 1 mile square. Therefore the whole town ship is 36 miles square. When you talk about two different township, then you have to count the miles apart by sections. Section 23 in row 8 vs row 9 will be 6 miles apart
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More