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    Recent Sales in This County

    • 7/20/17 156.6 Acres $9,000 85.6 CSR2 156.6 Tillable $105.14 per CSR2 Point
    • 7/20/17 116.93 Acres $7,300 77.6 CSR2 116.93 Tillable $94.07 per CSR2 Point
    • 12/4/17 39.36 Acres $7,931 85.5 CSR2 39.36 Tillable Acres $92.76 per CSR2 Point
    • 4/11/18 109 Acres $4,900 74.2 CSR2 79.04 Tillable Acres $66.04 per CSR2 Point
    • 11/8/18; 96 Acres; $672,000; $7,000/Acre; 100% Tillable; 83.9 CSR2; $83.43/CSR2 Point
    • 11/8/18; 40 Acres; $320,000; $8,000/Acre; 92% Tillable; 74.1 CSR2; $107.96/CSR2 Point
    • 11/13/18; 80 Acres; $480,000; $6,000/Acre; 99% Tillable; 75.8 CSR2; $79.16/CSR2 Point
    • 3/7/19; 126.55 Acres; $685,734; $5,800/Acre; 93% Tillable; 74.7 CSR2; $77.64/CSR2 pt
    • 9/26/19 - 17.5 Acres, 17.20 Tillable, CSR2 87.8, $6,750/acre
    • 9/19/18 400 Acres; 378.11 Tillable Acres; $8,450/acre; 82.66 CSR2

    Location: Northwest Iowa
    County Average CSR2:
    CSR2 Weighted Average: 77.2 CSR2 Cropland Average: 85

    State Average CSR2: 68.6
    Average Price per CSR2 Point: $99.35
    County Size: 396 sq miles
    Farmland Acres: 220,174 total acres, 205,431 Cropland acres, 1,761 Woodland acres, 12,982 Other acres

    Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):
    Average Farmland Value for Northwest Iowa:
    Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:
    12/2012 76 Acres 76 CSR $12,550 /acre

    Average County Rent: $209
    Rent Range: $140-$291 per acre
    Average rent for Northwest Iowa:
    Rent per CSR Point:
    $2.58 per CSR2

    Improved Permanent Pasture:
    $80.00/a region 1 average
    Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $66.00/a region 1 average
    Stalk Grazing per Acre:
    $7.00/a Region 1 average
    Hunting Rights per Acre:

    Towns: Armstrong, Estherville, Wallingford, Dolliver, Gruver, Ringsted, Huntington,

    Unincorporated Areas: Gridley, Halfa, Raleigh, Foryth, Hoprig, Maple Hill

    Townships: Armstrong Grove, High Lake, Center, Iowa Lake, Denmark, Jack Creek, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Emmet, Swan Lake, Estherville, Twelve Mile Lake

    History: Emmet County was authorized by the Iowa Legislature in 1851, and named after the Ballymena man, Emmet McAllister. There were finally enough settlers in the area to organize the county in 1859.

    Additional Information: Learn more at the Emmet County Iowa website.

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    Information updated as of 1/11/2021. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Emmet County Extension Office, Emmet County courthouse records at Estherville, 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 Emmet County

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    Farmland Sales Resources for Emmet County Iowa

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    Estate Attorneys in Emmet County Iowa

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