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    Recent Sales in This County

    • 7/21/21 137.6 Acres; 135.4 Tillable Acres; 93.7 CSR2; $16,900/acre
    • 7/21/21 51.2 Acres; 51.2 Tillable Acres; 95.2 CSR2; $18,100/acre
    • 11/13/18 80 Acres; All Tillable land; $7,900/acre; 79.09 CSR2
    • 9/5/19 - 102.1 Acres, 97.20 Tillable Acres, CSR2 88.7, $9,800/acre
    • 9/5/19 - 177.7 Acres, 159.80 Tillable Acres, CSR2 93.1, $11,500/acre
    • 9/5/19 - 135.8 Acres, 135.80 Tillable, 91.4 CSR2, $12,300/acre
    • 9/5/19 - 147.2 Acres, 145.00 Tillable Acres, 90.4 CSR2, $11,100/acre

    Location: East Central Iowa
    County Average CSR2:
    CSR2 Weighted Average: 76.9 CSR2 Cropland Average: 86

    State Average CSR2: 68.6
    Average Price per CSR2 Point: $100.86
    County Size: 580 sq miles
    Farmland Acres: 325,744 total acres, 292,201 Cropland acres, 10,834 Woodland acres, 22,709 Other acres

    Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):
    Average Farmland Value for East Central Iowa:
    Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

    Average County Rent: $216.00
    Rent Range: $182-$252
    Average rent for East Central Iowa:
    Rent per CSR Point:

    Improved Permanent Pasture:
    $72.00/a Regional Average
    Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $48.00/a Regional Average
    Stalk Grazing per Acre:
    $13.00/a Regional Average
    Hunting Rights per Acre:
    $14.00/a Regional Average

    Towns: Bennett, Lowden, Tipton, Clarence, Mechanicsville, West Branch, Durant, Stanwood

    Unincorporated Areas: Cedar Bluff, Lime City, Springdale, Cedar Valley, Plato, Sunbury, Centerdale, Rochester, Wald, Downey, Massillion

    Townships: Cass, Fremont, Massillion, Springfield, Center, Gower, Pioneer, Sugar Creek, Dayton, Inland, Red Oak, Fairfield, Iowa, Rochester, Farmington, Linn, Springdale

    History: Cedar County was formed on December 21, 1837, from sections of Dubuque County. It was named for the Cedar River. In 1840, the City of Tipton, the current county seat, was established. Before the American Civil War, the area around West Branch was an active focal point of the Underground Railroad, a network for the freeing of slaves from the southe states. The former US President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) was bo in West Branch in Cedar County.

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

    Jason J. Smith, CAI

    Land Broker, Auctioneer, Appraiser
    Jason Smith
    Cedar County
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    Land Broker, Auctioneer, Appraiser
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    Cedar County
    Iowa Farmland Sales


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    Information updated as of 1/12/2021.Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Cedar County Extension Office, Cedar 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 Cedar County

    All farmland values for Cedar County 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 at 855-376-3478 to discuss how we can help you, or use our Iowa Farmland Value Calculator.  Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  All sale results are dated so you can see the date of the sale however averages are calculated in December of each year and are based on a September to September study.

    Farmland Sales Resources for Cedar County Iowa

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    Estate Attorneys in Cedar County Iowa

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