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.
Wharton County Land Info
Wharton County, Texas, is considered a non-metropolitan area located in proximity to a large metro region. The county is the 74th largest county in the state based on population and it's the 55th largest based on size (1,095 square miles). The most common type of land for sale in Wharton County is farms. Other common property types for sale in Wharton County include ranches, residential property, commercial property and recreational property. Recent Lands of Texas data showed 10,061 acres of land for sale in Wharton County valued at a combined $49 million, with a median sale price of $150,000. Based on data for median land prices throughout the state, land for sale in Wharton County is currently valued cheaper than in other counties. The city of El Campo in Wharton County featured the most land listings for sale. Wharton 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 Wharton County places the county 101st overall in the state.
Land for sale including Lakefront Property in Wharton County Texas