Poweshiek County
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 9/28/2016; 74.38 Acres; $929,750; $12,500.00/Acre; 93% Tillable; 91.9 CSR 2; $136.02/CSR 2 Point
  • 9/28/2016; 119.6 Acres; $723,580; $6,050.00/Acre; 95% Tillable; 67 CSR 2; $90.30/CSR 2 Point

Poweshiek County

Location: Central Iowa
County Average CSR: 65 weighted average, 79 Cropland Average, 79 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
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Average Price per CSR2 Point: $95.96
County Size: 585 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 335,296 total acres, 292,572 Cropland acres, 6,501 Woodland acres, 36,223 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $7,134
Average Farmland Value for Central Iowa: $7,841
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $241.00
Rent Range: $120/a to $350/a
Average rent for Central Iowa: $239.00
Rent per CSR Point: $3.05 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $76.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $53.00/a regional average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $19/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $13/a regional average

Towns: Barnes City, Ewart, Hartwick, Montezuma, Brooklyn, Grinnel, Malcom, Searsboro, Deep River, Gurnsey, Victor

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Chester, Sheridan, Madison, Jefferson, Grinnell, Grant, Malcom, Bear Creek, Warren, Washington, Pleasant, Scott, Lincoln, Sugar Creek, Union, Jackson, Deep River

History: Poweshiek County was formed in 1843. It was named for the chief of the Fox Indians. The Poweshiek County Courthouse, completed in 1859, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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

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