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Recent Sales In This County
  • 1/18/17; 56 Acres; $436,800; $7,800.00/Acre; Cropland; 94% Tillable; 88.6 CSR 2; $88.04/CSR 2 Point
  • 1/18/17; 108.09 Acres; $508,023; $4,700.00/Acre; Cropland/Pasture; 60% Tillable; 87.9 CSR 2; $53.47/CSR 2 Point
  • 1/18/17; 80 Acres; $544,000; $6,800.00/Acre; Cropland; 97%; 78.5 CSR 2; $86.62/CSR 2 Point

Mills County

Location: Southwest Iowa
County Average CSR: 64.2 weighted average, 73 Cropland Average, 81 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
  • State Average CSR

Average Price per CSR2 Point: $94.38
County Size: 437 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 232,129 total acres, 204,717 Cropland acres, 5,295 Woodland acres, 22,117 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $7,283
Average Farmland Value for Southwest Iowa: $6,060
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $233.00
Rent Range: $145/a to $310/a
Average rent for Southwest Iowa: $220.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.88 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $8700/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $46.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $8/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $5/a regional average

Towns: Emerson, Hastings, Malvern, Silver City, Glenwood, Henderson, Pacific Junction, Tabor

Unincorporated Areas: Mineola

Townships: St. Mary's, Oak, Ingraham, Anderson, Indian Creek, Silver Creek, Center, Glenwood, Platville, Lyons, Rawles, White Cloud, Deer Creek

History: Mills County was formed in 1851. It was named for Major Frederick Mills of Burlington, Iowa who was killed at the Battle of Churubusco during the Mexican-American War.

Additional Information: Learn more on the Mills County Iowa website.


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

You can find Farmland For Sale in Mills 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 Blog

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

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Auctioneers and land Brokers Mills county iowaMills County Iowa Farmland Sales & Auctions

Jason J. Smith, CAI

Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser

(712)592-8965 Jason@DreamDirt.com

Licensed to sell real estate in Iowa and Nebraska

Jason is the Iowa and Nebraska real estate broker for DreamDirt.  With vast experience as an agricultural auctioneer and land broker Jason can help you evaluate and appraise farmland, farm estates, 1031 exchange, farm retirements and liquidation of agricultural assets by private sale or public auction.

farmland-auctioneer-real-estate-brokerMills County Iowa Auctioneer

Chad Bals

Land Broker | Auctioneer 

(641)745-9587 Chad@DreamDirt.com

Chad is a land specialist with expertise in row crop and recreational land in southwest Iowa.  Chad can help you with farm retirements, farmland sales, 1031 Exchanges, appraisals and personal property auctions.