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.
Briscoe County Land Info
With a population of only 1,505 people, Briscoe County, Texas, is a small rural county with a farm-based economy. The county covers 902 square miles. Briscoe County is one of 26 counties located in Texas Panhandle. The Texas Panhandle gets its name for its proximity to the handle-shaped portion of its neighbor, Oklahoma. It is the state's least populated region. Not surprisingly, farms are the most common type of land for sale in Briscoe County. Other frequent property types for sale in Briscoe County include undeveloped land. Recent Lands of Texas data showed 3,402 acres of land for sale in Briscoe County valued at a combined $4 million, with a median sale price of $179,900. Based on data for median land prices throughout the state, land for sale in Briscoe County is currently valued cheaper than in other counties. The city of Quitaque in Briscoe County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Briscoe County places the county 212th overall in the state. With its agricultural economy delivering estimated annual receipts of $20 million, Briscoe County farms and ranches are mostly focused on cattle and other livestock such as sheep, goats and horses.
Land for sale including Riverfront Property in Briscoe County Texas