Land is organized by sections which are one mile square. A township is made up of 36 sections in a six by six square. Townships are the standard means of identifying tracts of lands where the survey system is not used. Gary, I'm headed out the door to the mountains of AR. There are many members who can help you wit this. I suggest you post a physical description by landmarks such as roads, crossroads, towns, churches, etc. and someone familiar with the area can figure out which Section 31 you are referring to.
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