A relatively simple circuit for implementing a low-cost, low power, highly accurate capacitance-to-voltage converter by which to measure the unknown capacitance of a capacitor. The circuit is characterized by the ability to eliminate error due to stray capacitance sources. The circuit is implemented by a crystal controlled clock generator which produces multi-phase clock signals to control the operation of a pair of series connected field effect transistors and a buffer amplifier. The field effect transistors are alternately switched on and off to periodically charge and discharge the capacitor under measurement between a source of reference potential and the inverting input terminal of a precision operational amplifier. The output voltage of the operational amplifier tracks the capacitance of the capacitor under measurement, such that an accurate indication of its capacitance is obtained by merely reading the output of the operational amplifier.