O'Brien County
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 12/16/16; 72.6 Acres; $834,900; $11,500.00/Acre; Cropland; 93% Tillable; 93.8 CSR 2; $122.60/CSR2 Point
  • 10/6/16; 80 Acres; $576,000; $7,200.00/Acre;71% Tillable; 85.9 CSR 2; $83.82/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/30/2016; 160 Acres; $1680000; $10500; 100% Tillable; 95.1 CSR 2; $110/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/30/2016; 80 Acres; $920000; $11500/Acre; 100% Tillable; 95.2 CSR 2; $120.80/CSR 2 Point
  • 12/16/16; 86.88 Acres; $807,984; $9,300.00/Acre; Cropland; 92% Tillable; 93.1 CSR 2; $99.89/CSR 2 Point
       

O’Brien County

Location: Northwest Iowa
County Average CSR: 71.8 weighted average, 74 Cropland Average, 95 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
  • State Average CSR

    62.5
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $114.54
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): $10,194
Average Farmland Value for Northwest Iowa: $9,243
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $245.00
Rent Range: $120/a to $380/a
Average rent for Northwest Iowa: $248.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.58 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $82.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $59.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $14/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $20/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 12/20/2016. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, O’Brien County Extension Office, O’Brien County courthouse records at Sheldon, 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 O’Brien 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 O’BrienCounty Iowa

You can find Farmland For Sale in O’Brien 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 O’Brien 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 O’Brien County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.

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