Land for Sale in Texas
Find Farms, Ranches, Acreage, and Country Homes for Sale
Based on total listings, Texas has the most land for sale on Lands of America. It also features the most acres for sale. Recent data from Lands of America records about $31 billion in land, homesites and other rural acreage for sale in the Lone Star State. This covers over 5,168,000 acres of land for sale in the state. Of the 254 counties in the state, Comal County had the most land and farms for sale. Based on comps submitted through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program last month, Texas had the most land sales. Of the 572 recorded land sales, the total value of all completed sales was $245 million for all property and land sold in Texas (a substantial change over the previous month). Edwards 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. 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 of the state is land, while the remaining 7,365 square miles is covered by water. As one the nation's top agricultural states, current uses of land for sale in Texas include for agriculture, hunting, fishing, and residential use. Livestock on farms and ranches for sale in Texas include cattle, horses, goats, sheep, and pigs. Game species to be found on land for sale in Texas include whitetail deer, dove, hog, turkey, and quail. Fishermen have their choice of bass, catfish, trout, pike, walleye, and salmon.
Van Zandt County Land Info
Van Zandt County, Texas, is considered a non-metropolitan area located in proximity to a large metro region. The county is the 60th largest county in the state based on population and it's the 190th largest based on size (860 square miles). Van Zandt 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 Van Zandt County is farms. Other frequent property types for sale in Van Zandt County include ranches, residential property, recreational property and undeveloped land. Recent Lands of Texas data totaled 13,915 acres of land for sale in Van Zandt County valued at a combined $99 million, with a median sale price of $192,000. Based on data for median land prices throughout the state, land for sale in Van Zandt County is currently valued cheaper than in other counties. The city of Canton in Van Zandt County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Van Zandt County places the county 72nd overall in the state. With its farming economy responsible for estimated annual receipts of $94 million, Van Zandt County farms and ranches are mostly focused on cattle and other livestock such as sheep, goats and horses.