# Short ton conversions

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## What is short ton?

### Definition:

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)

Below you can find a comprehensive list with conversions from short tons to other (metric, imperial, or customary) mass and weight measurement units.