# Short ton conversions

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## What is short ton?

The **short ton** is a unit of mass in the US customary system of units equal to 907.18474 kilograms (1 short ton = 907.18474 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 907,184.74 grams (g) or 0.90718474x109 milligrams (mg) (SI units of mass), or 0.90718474 metric tons (a unit of mass in the metric system), or 0.892857 long tons (an Imperial unit of mass), or approximately 2,000 pounds (lb) or 32,000 ounces (oz), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.

Conversions of various tons:

- The short ton is equal to 2,000 pounds (lb) or 907.18474 kilograms (kg)
- The long ton is equal to 2,240 pounds (lb) or 1,016.0469088 kilograms (kg)
- The metric ton (or tonne) is equal to 2,204.6226218 pounds (lb) or 1,000 kilograms (kg)

*Plural:*

short tons

*Also known as:*

ton (US) (plural: tons (US)), net ton (plural: net tons)

## Short ton conversions: direct links

A list with conversions from short tons to other (metric, imperial, or customary) mass and weight measurement units is shown below.

- short ton to atomic mass unit
- short ton to carat
- short ton to centigram
- short ton to crith
- short ton to dalton
- short ton to decigram
- short ton to drachm
- short ton to dram
- short ton to electron mass
- short ton to grain
- short ton to gram
- short ton to hundredweight (UK)
- short ton to hundredweight (US)
- short ton to kilogram
- short ton to kilotonne
- short ton to kip
- short ton to long ton
- short ton to metric grain
- short ton to metric pound
- short ton to metric ton
- short ton to microgram
- short ton to milligram
- short ton to nanogram
- short ton to ounce
- short ton to pennyweight
- short ton to picogram
- short ton to pound
- short ton to quarter (UK)
- short ton to quarter (US)
- short ton to quintal
- short ton to tonne
- short ton to troy ounce
- short ton to troy pound