Land for Sale in Texas
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Internal data from Lands of America shows over $19 billion in farms, ranches and other land for sale in the Lone Star State. This represents a total of 4 million acres of land for sale in the state (accounting for around three percent of the state's land area). Of the 254 counties in Texas, Henderson County had the most land and farms for sale. The most expensive land listed for sale in Texas on Lands of America recently was $250 million, while the average price of land and rural real estate for sale in Texas was $1 million. Based on comps submitted through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program last month, Texas had the most land sales. Of the 675 recorded land sales, the total value of all completed sales was $316 million for all property and land sold in Texas Henderson County had the most land sales recently in the state. 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. As befits a state with excellent hunting for game including whitetail deer, dove, hog, turkey, and quail, hunting land was the most common type of land for sale in Texas. Anglers will enjoy casting for species like bass, catfish, trout, pike, walleye, and salmon on land for sale in the state. Texas is the second-biggest state in the United States, covering an area of 268,601 square miles (172 million acres). Of this area, 261,232 square miles (97 percent) of the state is land, while the remaining 7,365 square miles is covered by water.
Menard County Land Info
With a population of only 2,164 people, Menard County, Texas, is a small rural county with a farm-based economy. The county covers 902 square miles. Menard County is one of 70 counties located in West Texas. The West Texas region is a sprawling area that can loosely be classified as comprising the counties around the main metro areas of El Paso, Lubbock, Abilene, Midland/Odessa and San Angelo. Unsurprisingly, farms are the most common type of land for sale in Menard County. Other typical property types for sale in Menard County include ranches, recreational property, riverfront property and residential property. Recent Lands of Texas data included 26,021 acres of land for sale in Menard County valued at a combined $73 million, with a median sale price of $445,125. Based on data for median land prices throughout Texas, the median price of land for sale in Menard County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Menard in Menard County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Menard County places the county 158th overall in the state. The value and availability of land, make Menard County a popular destination for older snowbirds. With its farms and farm-related businesses creating estimated annual receipts of $10 million, Menard County farms and ranches are mostly focused on crop production for plants like wheat, cotton and corn.