Land for Sale in Texas
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Lands of America data shows $15 billion in land and rural property for sale in the Lone Star State. This represents some 3,593,613 acres of Texas land for sale (accounting for approximately two percent of the state's land area). The most expensive piece of land listed for sale on Lands of America recently was $250 million, though the median price for land, ranches and farms in Texas was $1 million. The average price of land, ranches and rural property in Texas was $2 million. Lands of America research shows that over half the land in Texas is privately owned. 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. 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) covers land area, while the remaining 7,365 square miles comprises water. Less than ten percent of land in Texas is public land (i.e. national and state parks, national forests, BLM land). Land for sale in Texas includes farms, hunting land, recreational acreage and undeveloped land for future commercial or residential usage. Of Texas's 254 counties, Henderson County had the most rural property and land for sale, while Henderson County was trending recently as the county with the most land sales recorded through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.
Fayette County Land Info
Fayette County, Texas, is considered a non-metropolitan area located adjacent to a large metro region. The county is the 103rd largest county in the state based on population and it's the 95th largest based on size (960 square miles). The most common type of land for sale in Fayette County is farms. Other frequent property types for sale in Fayette County include ranches, residential property, commercial property and recreational property. Recent Lands of Texas data included 16,553 acres of land for sale in Fayette County valued at a combined $147 million, with a median sale price of $248,250. The median price for land for sale in Fayette County is currently about three percent more expensive than statewide median land values. The city of La Grange in Fayette County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Fayette County places the county 55th overall in the state. Fayette County is located in Central Texas, a region comprising 30 counties. The central region of Texas covers the state's three largest cities: Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth and San Antonio. The limestone terrain of Texas Hill Country lies in Central Texas, as do the state's three largest rivers, the Trinity, the Brazos and the Colorado.The value and availability of land, make Fayette County a popular destination for older snowbirds. With its farming economy delivering estimated annual receipts of $66 million, Fayette County farms and ranches are mostly focused on crop production for plants like wheat, cotton and corn.