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: $232
Rent Range: $199-$266 per acre
Average rent for Central Iowa:
Rent per CSR Point:
$2.73 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture:
$73.00/a Regional Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $45.00/a Regional Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre:
$18.00/a Regional Average
Hunting Rights per Acre:
$22.00/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.
Information updated as of 1/7/20. 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
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Farmland Sales Resources for Hardin County Iowa
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Estate Attorneys in Hardin County Iowa
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