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.
Polk County Land Info
Polk County, Texas, is considered a non-metropolitan area located adjacent to a large metro region. The county is the 71st largest county in the state based on population and it's the 53rd largest based on size (1,110 square miles). Polk 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 Polk County is farms. Other frequent property types for sale in Polk County include undeveloped land, recreational property, ranches and timberland. Recent Lands of Texas data included 8,188 acres of land for sale in Polk County valued at a combined $37 million, with a median sale price of $133,066. Based on data for median land prices throughout the state, land for sale in Polk County is currently valued cheaper than in other counties. The city of Livingston in Polk County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Polk County places the county 110th overall in the state. The value and availability of land, make Polk County a popular destination for older snowbirds.
Land for sale including Riverfront Property in Polk County Texas