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Recent Sales In This County
  • 9/24/14 218 acres $8250/acre 81.2 CSR
  • 9/24/14 80 acres $9000/acre 73.2 CSR
  • 9/26/14 235 acres $11350/acre 80.1 CSR
  • 02/26/15 146 acres $5900/acre 62 CSR2

Benton County

Location: East Central Iowa
County Average CSR: 72.8 weighted average, 80 Cropland Average, 85 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
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Average Price per CSR2 Point: $99.82
County Size: 716 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 418,483 total acres, 375,729 Cropland acres, 13,396 Woodland acres, 29,358 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $7922
Average Farmland Value for East Central Iowa: $7917
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $246.00
Rent Range: $135/a to $330/a
Average rent for East Central Iowa: $242.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.89 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $88.00/a regional average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $46.00/a regional average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $11/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $16/a regional average

Towns: Atkins, Keystone, Norway, Van Horne, Belle Plaine Luzerne, Shellsburg, Vinton, Blairstown, Mount Auburn, Urbana, Walford, Garrison, Newhall

Unincorporated Areas: Watkins

Townships: Benton, Eden, Homer, Monroe, Big Grove, Eldorado, Iowa, Polk, Bruce, Florence, Jackson, St. Clair, Canton, Fremont, Kane, Taylor, Cedar, Harrison, Leroy, Union

History: Benton County was formed on December 21, 1837 from sections of Dubuque County. It was named after US Senator Thomas Hart Benton.

Additional Information: Learn more on the Benton County Iowa website. Zip Codes for Benton County Iowa 52206 ATKINS, IA 52208 BELLE PLAINE, IA 52209 BLAIRSTOWN, IA 52229 GARRISON, IA 52249 KEYSTONE, IA 52257 LUZERNE, IA 52313 MOUNT AUBURN, IA 52315 NEWHALL, IA 52318 NORWAY, IA 52332 SHELLSBURG, IA 52345 URBANA, IA 52346 VAN HORNE, IA 52349 VINTON, IA 52351 WALFORD, IA 52354 WATKINS, IA

Information updated as of 12/20/2016. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Benton County Extension Office, Benton 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 Benton County

All farmland values are stated as averages and are not a guarantee of value in any given situation.  If you need a written farmland appraisal you should call us to discuss how we can help you.  Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  

Farmland Sales Resources for Benton County Iowa

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Estate Attorneys in Benton County Iowa

If you are searching for an estate attorney to help you with legal work of an estate in Iowa you can search for Estate Attorneys in Benton County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.