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.
Galveston County Land Info
With an estimated population of 322,225, Galveston County is a large urban county in Texas. It is the 17th largest county in the state and 185th based on its size (876 square miles). The most common type of land for sale in Galveston County is farms. Other common property types for sale in Galveston County include residential property, commercial property, beachfront property, ranches and undeveloped land. Recent Lands of Texas data totaled 413 acres of land for sale in Galveston County valued at a combined $17 million, with a median sale price of $375,000. Based on data for median land prices throughout the Lone Star State, the median price of land for sale in Galveston County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Dickinson in Galveston County featured the most land listings for sale. Galveston County is located in the Texas region known as the Upper Gulf Coast. The Upper Gulf Coast is generally used to refer to the Houston area and its surrounding counties, with a distinct climate and demography from the coastal counties of East and South Texas. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Galveston County places the county ninth overall in the state.
Land for sale including Riverfront Property in Galveston County Texas