Appanoose County farmland values
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  • 12/20/16; 137 Acres; $397,300; $2,900.00/Acre; Pasture/Cropland; 81% Tillable; 65.7 CSR 2; $44.14/CSR 2 Point
  • 12/20/16; 130.5 Acres; $404,550; $3,100.00/Acre; Cropland/CRP; 71% Tillable; 49.4 CSR 2; $62.75/CSR 2 Point
  • 12/20/16; 68.5 Acres; $116,450; $1,700.00/Acre; Grassland; 89% Tillable; 41.5 CSR2; $40.96/CSR 2 Point
  • 12/20/16; 40 Acres; $68,000; $1,700.00/Acre; Cropland/Pasture; 34% Tillable; 61.7 CSR 2; $27.55/CSR 2 Point
  • 12/20/16; 80 Acres; $200,000; $2,500.00/Acre; Cropland; 74% Tillable; 32 CSR 2; $78.13/CSR 2 Point
  • 9/30/17 144 Acres $12,600 68.8 CSR2 100 Tillable $183.13 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/18/17 78 Acres $3,250 46.5 CSR2 50 Tillable Acres $69.89 per CSR2 Point

Appanoose County

Location: South Central Iowa
County Average CSR: 41.3 weighted average, 68 Cropland Average, 74 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $49.76
County Size: 496 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 241,094 total acres, 175,532 Cropland acres, 23,509 Woodland acres, 42,053 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $3,647
Average Farmland Value for South Central Iowa: $5980
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County: 12/01/14 70 acres $7300/acre 53.1 CSR2

Average County Rent: $178.00
Rent Range: $130/a to $225/a
Average rent for South Central Iowa: $183.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.41 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $75.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $50.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $9/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $15/a regional average

Towns: Centerville, Moravia, Numa, Udell, Cincinnati, Moulton, Plano, Unionville, Exline, Mystic, Rathbun

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Bellair, Independence, Taylor, Washington, Caldwell, Johns, Udell, Wells, Chariton, Lincoln, Union, Douglas, Pleasant, Vermillion, Franklin, Sharon, Walnut

History: Appanoose County was formed on February 17, 1843, from open territory. It was named for the Meskwaki Chief Appanoose, who did not engage in war against Black Hawk, advocating peace. The present county seat was formerly called Chaldea, and was later renamed to Senterville in honor of Goveor Senter of Tennessee. In April 1848, the courthouse, constructed at the expense of $160, was put into use and served as such until 1857. The second courthouse was opened in 1864, and was bued down to the first floor during an explosive Fourth of July fireworks demonstration. The third courthouse was dedicated on May 21, 1903, and remains in use. Appanoose County was once a coal mining area with the Centerville Block Coal mine raning in the top 24 producers of coal in the state.

Additional Information: Lea more on the Appanoose County Iowa Zip Codes for Appaloosa County Iowa 52544 CENTERVILLE, IA52549 CINCINNATI, IA52555 EXLINE, IA52571 MORAVIA, IA52572 MOULTON, IA52574 MYSTIC, IA52581 PLANO, IA52593 UDELL, IA52594 UNIONVILLE, IA

Information updated as of 12/20/2016.  Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Appanoose County Extension Office, Appanoose County courthouse records, Surety Maps, Wikipedia, Iowa Department of Transportation and USDA. An attempt has been made to verify information but it is not guaranteed to be accurate. Confirm all information that you must rely for decision making purposes.


Iowa Farmland Prices Appanoose County, Iowa


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Farmland Sales Resources for Appanoose County Iowa


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