Land for Sale in Texas
Find Farms, Ranches, Acreage, and Country Homes for Sale
Texas is the second-biggest state in the United States, covering an area of 268,601 square miles (172 million acres). Of its total landmass, 261,232 square miles (97 percent) is made up of land, while the remaining 7,365 square miles comprises water. The Lone Star State has over 200 public hunting areas, which include wildlife management areas, state parks and U.S. Forest Service lands. The state is also home to 191,000 miles of rivers and streams, along with numerous lakes and reservoirs and Gulf of Mexico coastline. Lands of America research shows that 97 percent of land in the Lone Star State is privately owned. Texas's current price-per-acre average places it 33rd in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $18.5 billion of ranches, farms and other land acreage for sale in the state covering a total of 5.1 million acres. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Texas. Of the 254 counties in Texas, Henderson County had the most land and farms for sale.
Bell County Land Info
With an estimated population of 334,941, Bell County is located in a large metropolitan area of the state. It is the 16th largest county in the state based on population and it's the 58th largest based on size (1,087 square miles). The most common type of land for sale in Bell County is farms. Other frequent property types for sale in Bell County include ranches, commercial property, residential property and recreational property. Recent Lands of Texas data totaled 12,837 acres of land for sale in Bell County valued at a combined $93 million, with a median sale price of $291,421. Based on data for median land prices throughout Texas, the median price of land for sale in Bell County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Temple in Bell County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Bell County places the county 70th overall in the state. Bell County is located in Central Texas, a region comprising 30 counties. The central region of Texas covers the state's three largest cities: Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth and San Antonio. The limestone terrain of Texas Hill Country lies in Central Texas, as do the state's three largest rivers, the Trinity, the Brazos and the Colorado.The value and availability of land, make Bell County a popular destination for older snowbirds.
Land for sale including Beachfront Property in Bell County Texas