Cherokee County farmland values
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  • 8/2/2016, 73 Acres, $627,800, $8,600.00/Acre, 93% Tillable, 87.3 CSR 2 $98.51/CSR 2 Point
  • 9/16/2016; 29.26 Acres; $209,209; $7,150.00/Acre; 93% Tillable; 89.6 CSR 2; $79.80/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/30/2016; 80 Acres; $792000; $9900/Acre; 95% Tillable; 93.9 CSR 2; $105/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/30/2016; 160 Acres; $1304000; $8150/Acre; 92% Tillable; 95 CSR 2; $86/ CSR 2 Point
  • 6/13/17 193.95 Acres $11,000 92.2 CSR2 193.95 Tillable $119.31 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/2/17 160 Acres $10,700 91.1 CSR2 152.2 Tillable Acres $117.45 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/2/17 200 Acres $6,000 79.7 CSR2 174.29 Tillable Acres $75.28 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/16/17 120 Acres $11,300 93 CSR2 118.1 Tillable Acres $121.50 per CSR2 Point
  • 4/5/18 72.4 Acres $11,100 96.8 CSR2 69.89 Tillable Acres $114.67 per CSR2 Point
  • 4/5/18 69 Acres $9,500 92.3 CSR2 61.27 Tillable Acres $102.93 per CSR2 Point
  • 4/5/18 37 Acres $9,800 87.6 CSR2 35.53 Tillable Acres $111.87 per CSR2 Point

Cherokee County

Location: Northwest Iowa
County Average CSR: 62.7 weighted average, 68 Cropland Average, 90 CSR2 Cropland average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $138.63
County Size: 577 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 300,355 total acres, 286,850 Cropland acres, 6,909 Woodland acres, 36,596 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $8,692
Average Farmland Value for Northwest Iowa: $9,388
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $238.00
Rent Range: $194/a to $276/a
Average rent for Northwest Iowa: $237.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.64 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $82.00/a Region 1 average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $59.00/a Region 1 average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $14/a Region 1 average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $20/a Region 1 average

Towns: Aurelia, Cleghorn, Marcus, Quimby, Cherokee, Larrabee, Meriden, Washta

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Afton, Diamond, Pilot, Silver, Amherst, Grand Meadow, Pitcher, Spring, Cedar, Liberty, Rock, Tilden, Cherokee, Marcus, Sheridan, Willow

History: Cherokee County was formed on January 15, 1851 from open territory. It was named after the Cherokee Indians.

Additional Information: Lea more on the Cherokee County Iowa website.

Information updated as of 1/29/18.  Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Cherokee County Extension Office, Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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 Cherokee County Iowa


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Estate Attorneys in Cherokee County Iowa


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