|County Average CSR:||71.8 weighted average, 74 Cropland Average|
|State Average CSR:|
|Average Price per CSR Point:||$179.13|
|County Size:||573 sq miles|
|Farmland Acres:||358,472 total acres, 330,094 Cropland acres, 2,104 Woodland acres, 26,274 Other acres|
|Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):||$12,862|
|Average Farmland Value for Northwest Iowa:||$11,404|
|Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:|
|Average County Rent:||$308.00|
|Rent Range:||$200/a to $420/a|
|Average rent for Northwest Iowa:||$283.00|
|Rent per CSR Point:||$4.16|
|Improved Permanent Pasture:||$84.00/a regional averge|
|Unimproved Permanent Pasture:||$60.00/a regional average|
|Stalk Grazing per Acre:||$13/a regional average|
|Hunting Rights per Acre:||$17/a regional average|
Towns: Archery, Hartley, Primghar, Sheldon, Calumet, Paullina, Sanborn, Sutherland
Unincorporated Areas: Germantown
Townships: Floyd, Franklin, Lincoln, Hartley, Carroll, Summit, Center, Omega, Baker, Dale, Highland, Grant, Caledonia, Union, Liberty, Waterman
History: O'Brien County was named for William Smith O'Brien, a leader for Irish independence in 1848, and is the only O'Brien County in the United States. O'Brien County was founded in 1851. The present courthouse was completed in 1917, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Additional Information: O'Brien County Iowa website.
Information updated as of 05/24/2013. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, O’Brien County Extension Office, O’Brien 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.