With an estimated population of 3 million, Dallas County is a large urban county in Texas. It is one of the ten most populated counties in the state and one the ten biggest counties by size (909 square miles). The most common type of land for sale in Dallas County is hunting land. Recent Lands of Texas data totaled 1,023 acres of land for sale in Dallas County valued at a combined $77 million, with a median sale price of $327,000. Based on data for median land prices throughout Texas, the median price of land for sale in Dallas County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Dallas in Dallas County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Dallas County places the county fourth overall in the state. Dallas County is located in North Texas, a region comprising 30 counties. North Texas generally refers to the counties in the north-central part of the state, excluding those in the Texas Panhandle. It covers the metro areas of Dallas-Fort Worth and Wichita Falls and their surrounding counties. It is the state's most populous region.