Buchanan County
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 9/8/2016; 40 Acres; $424,000; $10,600.00/ Acre; 93% Tillable; 85.2 CSR 2; $124.41/CSR 2 Point
  • 9/8/2016; 55 Acres; $456,500; $8,300.00; 99% Tillable; 86.4 CSR 2; $96.06/CSR 2 Point

Buchanan County

Location: Northeast Iowa
County Average CSR: 71.1 weighted average, 79 Cropland Average, 82 CSR2 Cropland Average
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Average Price per CSR2 Point: $103.01
County Size: 571 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 336,863 total acres, 303,756 Cropland acres, 9,889 Woodland acres, 23,218 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $7,913
Average Farmland Value for Northeast Iowa: $7,313
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County: $18,304 /acre December 2012 79 CSR 51.9 acres $949,977.60

Average County Rent: $254.00
Rent Range: $150/a to $330/a
Average rent for Northeast Iowa: $250.00
Rent per CSR Point: $3.10 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $90.00/a regional average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $53.00/a regional average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $13/a Regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: N/A

Towns: Aurora, Independence, Rowley, Brandon, Jesup, Stanley, Fairbank, Lamont, Winthrop, Hazelton, Quasqueton

Unincorporated Areas: Bryantsburg, Littleton, Otterville, Doris, Monti, Shady Grove, Gatesville

Townships: Buffalo, Homer, Perry, Byron, Jefferson, Sumner, Cono, Liberty, Washington, Fairbank, Madison, Westburg, Fremont, Middlefield, Hazleton, Newton

History: Buchanan County was formed on December 21, 1837, from parts of Dubuque County. It was named after US president James Buchanan.

Additional Information: Learn more at the Buchanan County Iowa website.

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

You can find Farmland For Sale in Buchanan County Iowa at www.DreamDirt.com.  Need the advice of a qualified farmland professional?  Our professional staff of Iowa auctioneers and land brokers at DreamDirt would be happy to visit with you about your situation and help guide you through the process of making an informed decision about selling farmland.  Want to continue your research?  You can find a wealth of information on our Farmland Sales and Auction Blog.

Estate Attorneys in 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 Buchanan County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.