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Recent Sales in This County

  • 3/7/19 79 Acres; 67.56 Tillable Acres; $4,300/acre; 77.4 CSR2
  • 6/28/19 70 Acres; 69.96 tillable Acres; $7,400/acre; 86.5 CSR2
  • 6/28/19 107 Acres; 99.76 Tillable Acres; $8,400/acre; 86.2 CSR2
  • 10/11/17 80 Acres $Cancelled 86 CSR2 74.92 Tillable
  • 11/17/17 80 Acres $5,400 60 CSR2 78.45 Tillable Acres $90 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/17/17 152.71 Acres $5,000 63.5 CSR2 146.15 Tillable Acres $78.74 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/5/17 80 Acres $7,000 85 CSR2 72.3 Tillable Acres $82.35 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/5/17 160 Acres $8,500 84.1 CSR2 146.4 Tillable Acres $100.71 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/5/17 79.1 Acres $9,200 87.4 CSR2 76.2 Tillable Acres $105.26 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/5/17 74.5 Acres $9,400 87.6 CSR2 74.3 Tillable Acres $107.30 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/22/17 160 Acres $6,200 77.7 CSR2 134.8 Tillable Acres $79.79 per CSR2 Point
  • 1/9/18 87.25 Acres $7,622 86.1 CSR2 81.14 Tillable Acres $88.52 per CSR2 Point
  • 5/15/18 150 Acres $8,900 84 CSR2 146.78 Tillable Acres $105.95 per CSR2 Point
  • 9/19/18 160 Acres; 158.4 Tillable Acres; $7,100/acre; 71 CSR2
  • 8/1/18 156 Acres; 154.6 CSR2; $9,150/acre; 81.1 CSR2

Location: North Central Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 79.4 CSR2 Cropland Average: 84

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $92.96
County Size: 582 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 344,296 total acres, 316,140 Cropland acres, 3,454 Woodland acres, 24,702 Other acres

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

Average County Rent: $230.00
Rent Range: $202-$255 per acre
Average rent for North Central Iowa:
Rent per CSR Point:

Improved Permanent Pasture:
$80/a Region 2 Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $48.00/a Region 2 Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre:
Hunting Rights per Acre:
$20.00/a Region 2 Average

Towns: Ackley, Dows, Hansell, Popejoy, Alexander, Geneva, Latimer, Sheffield, Hampton, Coulter

Unincorporated Areas: Bradford, Chapin,Faulkner

Townships: Wisner, Richland, Ross, West Fork, Scott, Marion, Mott, Ingham, Morgan, Hamilton, Reeve, Geneva, Oakland, Lee, Grant, Osceola

History: Franklin County was formed on January 15, 1851. It was named after Benjamin Franklin.

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

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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

(515) 537-6633

Licensed to sell real estate in the state of Iowa

Information updated as of 5/14/20. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Franklin County Extension Office, Franklin 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 Franklin County

All farmland values for Franklin 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 Franklin County Iowa

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Estate Attorneys in Franklin 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 Franklin County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.