Louisa County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 11/9/2016; 62.83 Acres; $138226 ; $2200; 0% Tillable; 48.4 CSR 2; $45/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/15/2016; 85.28 Acres; $989248; $11600/Acre; 84% Tillable; 79.2 CSR 2; $146/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/15/2016; 88.32 Acres; $1130496; $12800/Acre; 85% Tillable; 81.1 CSR 2; $158/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/15/2016; 44.5 Acres; $182491; $4100.92/Acre; 0% Tillable; 56.2 CSR 2; $73/CSR 2 Point
  • 10/24/16; 51.36 Acres; $231,120; $4,500.00; 53% Tillable; 60.6 CSR 2; $74.26/CSR 2 Point
  • 6/15/17 122.54 Acres $7,600 77.2 CSR2 105.60 Tillable $98.45 per CSR2 Point

Louisa County

Location: Southeast Iowa
County Average CSR: 62.2 weighted average, 79 Cropland Average, 80CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $97.54
County Size: 402 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 201,393 total acres, 168,229 Cropland acres, 15,808 Woodland acres, 17,356 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $7,393
Average Farmland Value for Southeast Iowa: $6,716
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $193.00
Rent Range: $125/a to $250/a
Average rent for Southeast Iowa: $203.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.41 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $66.00/a Regional 9 Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $48.00/a regional average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: N/A
Hunting Rights per Acre: $16/a Regional 9 Average

Towns: Columbus City, Columbus Junction, Cotter, Fredonia, Grandview, Letts, Moing Sun, Oakville, Wapello

Unincorporated Areas: Toolesboro

Townships: Union, Columbus City, Concord, Port Louisa, Elm Grove, Marshall, Wapello, Jefferson, Moing Sun, Elliot

History: Louisa County was formed on December 7, 1836. It was named after Louisa Massey, who was very well known here at the time because she avenged the murder of her brother when she shot the party responsible. The first courthouse was a simple wood-framed building. In 1840, a second courthouse, measuring 40' x 20' (about 12 x 6 m), was constructed of stone. In 1854, a third structure was built. The courthouse used today was erected in 1928.

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

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