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.
Newton County Land Info
With an estimated population of 13,986, Newton County is located in a large metropolitan area of the state. It is the 146th largest county in the state based on population and it's the 103rd largest based on size (940 square miles). Newton County is one of 38 counties located in East Texas. East Texas is also often colloquially referred to as the Piney Woods, an area characterized by dense pine forest that unurls into Arkansas and Louisiana. The most common type of land for sale in Newton County is farms. Other frequent property types for sale in Newton County include timberland, residential property, undeveloped land and hunting land. Recent Lands of Texas data totaled 4,745 acres of land for sale in Newton County valued at a combined $13 million, with a median sale price of $119,500. Based on data for median land prices throughout the state, land for sale in Newton County is currently valued cheaper than in other counties. The city of Newton in Newton County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Newton County places the county 159th overall in the state.
Land for sale including Lakefront Property in Newton County Texas