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    Recent Sales in This County

    • 9/23/19 - 76.25 Acres, 71.13 Tillable Acres, CSR2 84.3, $8,400/acre
    • 9/1/17 95 Acres $8,000 88 CSR2 82.24 Tillable $90.91 per CSR2 Point
    • 11/6/17 80 Acres $9,700 85.2 CSR2 78.58 Tillable Acres $113.84 per CSR2 Point
    • 12/20/17 80 Acres $8,050 81.6 CSR2 75.28 Tillable Acres $98.65 per CSR2 Point
    • 4/10/18 164.84 Acres $7,900 85.4 CSR2 161.12 Tillable Acres $92.51 per CSR2 Point
    • 4/10/18 77 Acres $8,300 84.9 CSR2 73.14 Tillable Acres $97.76 per CSR2 Point
    • 4/10/18 158.59 Acres $6,650 87.1 CSR2 126.75 Tillable Acres $76.35 per CSR2 Point
    • 5/2/18 20 Acres $10,500 N/ACSR2 0 Tillable Acres
    • 5/2/18 61.34 Acres $5,778 77.3 CSR2 27.76 Tillable Acres $74.75 per CSR2 Point
    • 5/2/18 82 Acres $5,086 77.4 CSR2 64 Tillable Acres $65.71 per CSR2 Point
    • 5/2/18 66 Acres $5,293 75.7 CSR2 47.31 Tillable Acres $69.92 per CSR2 Point
    • 5/2/18 25.33 Acres $7,045 82.6 CSR2 25.33 Tillable Acres $85.29 per CSR2 Point
    • 5/2/18 9 Acres $8,093 N/A CSR2 0 Tillable Acres
    • 6/6/18 156 Acres $9,250 84 CSR2 151.42 Tillable Acres $110.12 per CSR2 Point

    Location: Central Iowa
    County Average CSR2:
    CSR2 Weighted Average: 79.5 CSR2 Cropland Average: 85

    State Average CSR2: 68.6
    Average Price per CSR2 Point: $97.11
    County Size: 569 sq miles
    Farmland Acres: 339,951 total acres, 314,144 Cropland acres, 6,968 Woodland acres, 18,839 Other acres

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

    Average County Rent: $229.00
    Rent Range: $200-$257
    Average rent for Central Iowa:
    Rent per CSR Point:
    $2.73 per CSR2

    Improved Permanent Pasture:
    $82.00/a Regional Average
    Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $62.00/a Regional Average
    Stalk Grazing per Acre:
    $13.00/a Regional Average
    Hunting Rights per Acre:
    $12.00/a Regional Average

    Towns: Ackley, Eldora, New Providence, Steamboat Rock, Alden, Hubbard, Owasa, Union, Buckeye, Iowa Falls, Radcliffe, Whitten

    Unincorporated Areas: Cleves, Garden City, Gifford

    Townships: Alden, Hardin, Etna, Buckeye, Ellis, Jackson, Clay, Sherman, Tipton, Pleasant, Eldora, Concord, Grant, Providence, Union

    History: Hardin County was formed in 1851. It was named after Colonel John J. Hardin, who fell in the Mexican-American War. In its history the county has had three courthouses. The first was a small wood framed building, which bued down in the 1850s. The second courthouse was a two-story building and stood on the site of the current office of the county sheriff. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1892 and opened on September 19, 1893. The structure was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981. Hardin County, along with Story County, was also a primary filming location for the 1996 movie Twister, starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt.

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

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

    All farmland values for Hardin 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 Hardin County Iowa

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    Estate Attorneys in Hardin County Iowa

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