Osceola County farmland values
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  • 9/6/17 156.41 Acres $12,900 95 CSR 2 151.4 Tillable $135.79 per CSR2 Point
  • 9/26/17 137 Acres $6,750 84.4 CSR2 123.52 $79.97 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/17/17 156 Acres $10,600 94.7 CSR2 146.22 Tillable Acres $111.93 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/17/17 80 Acres $8,900 79.1 CSR2 75.87 Tillable Acres $112.51 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/29/17 240 Acres $6,200 56.9 CSR2 225.29 Tillable Acres $108.96 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/5/17 160 Acres $12,400 97.3 CSR2 157.31 Tillable $127.44 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/6/17 104.05 Acres $9,550 88.2 CSR2 97.44 Tillable Acres $108.27 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/6/17 81.96 Acres $6,975 83.6 CSR2 63.92 Tillable Acres $83.43 per CSR2 Point
  • 1/23/18 75.77 Acres $10,927 96.5 CSR2 75.77 Tillable Acres $113.23 per CSR2 Point

Osceola County

Location: Northwest Iowa
County Average CSR: 68 weighted average, 68 Cropland Average, 88 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $133.37
County Size: 399 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 240,601 total acres, 222,296 Cropland acres, 1,060 Woodland acres, 17,245 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $9,069
Average Farmland Value for Northwest Iowa: $9,388
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $266.00
Rent Range: $230/a to $307/a
Average rent for Northwest Iowa: $237.00
Rent per CSR Point: $3.02 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $82.00/a regional average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $59.00/a regional average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $14/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $20/a regional average

Towns: Ashton, Melvin, Sibley, Harris, Ocheyedan, Cloverdale, May City

Unincorporated Areas: Allendort

Townships: Viola, Wilson, Horton, Fairview, Holman, Ocheyedan, Allison, Gilman, Goewey, Baker, Harrison

History: Osceola County was formed in 1871. It was named after the eponymous chief of the Seminole. It is the smallest and most recent county in Iowa. In the same year the first settler arrived, Captain Eldred Huff, and laid his claim. On January 1, 1872, the county govement conferred for the first time. The first courthouse, constructed of wood, was built in November of the following year and simultaneously served as the conference chamber, school and church. In September 1903, the second courthouse was finished and was wired for electricity in October, 1915.

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

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


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