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    Recent Sales in This County

    • 7/15/21 150 Acres; 148.89 Tillable Acres; 69.7 CSR2; $14,900/acre
    • 4/1/17 155 acres $6800 CSR2 61 152 Tillable
    • 12/5/17 221 Acres $9,100 82.5 CSR2 208.9 Tillable Acres $110.30 per CSR2 Point
    • 4/6/18 160 Acres $11,300 84.5 CSR2 153.92 Tillable Acres $133.73 per CSR2 Point
    • 4/6/18 99 Acres $12,400 89.2 CSR2 96.42 Tillable Acres $139.01 per CSR2 Point
    • 11/3/18 122 Acres; 121.86 Tillable Acres; $14,700/acre; 92 CSR2
    • 12/18/18 160 Acres; 156.48 Tillable acres; $7,600/acre; 68.4 CSR2
    • 12/18/18 54 Acres; 52.29 Tillable acres; $6,900/acre; 56.2 CSR2

    Location: East Central Iowa
    County Average CSR2:
    CSR2Weighted Average: 68.1 CSR2 Cropland Average: 86

    State Average CSR2: 68.6
    Average Price per CSR2 Point: $104.35
    County Size: 718 sq miles
    Farmland Acres: 339,227 total acres, 291,876 Cropland acres, 18,287 Woodland acres, 29,064 Other acres

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

    Average County Rent: $240.00
    Rent Range: $201-$279
    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: Albuett, Ely, Palo, Robins, Hiawatha, Cedar Rapids. Fairfax, Prairieburg, Bertram, Lisbon, Marion, Mount Veon, Walford, Springville, Center Point, Coggon, Central City, Walker

    Unincorporated Areas: Midway, Paris, Viola, Troy Mills, Toddville, Waubeek, Whittier

    Townships: Grant, Spring Grove, Jackson, Boulder, Washington, Otter Creek, Maine, Buffalo, Fayette, Monroe, Marion, Brown, Clinton, Cedar Rapids, Bertram, Linn, Franklin, Putnam, College, Fairfax

    History: Linn County was organized by the first legislative assembly of the Iowa Territory on January 15, 1839. A site was selected for its first county seat along Indian Creek, and was named Marion, after the Revolutionary War general Francis Marion. As early as 1855, there were debates over moving the county seat to the fast-growing Cedar Rapids, southwest of Marion, but it was not until November 6, 1919, that there were enough votes in favor of the move (9,960 to 4,823). The first rail line was built through Cedar Rapids in 1859, and made the town (and the county) a major commercial hub in easte Iowa.Lea more on the Linn County Iowa website.

    Additional Information:

    Jason J. Smith, CAI

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

    (515) 537-6633

    Licensed to sell real estate in the state of Iowa

    Tom Bradley

    Land Broker, Auctioneer, Appraiser
    Tom Bradley
    Linn County
    Iowa Farmland Sales


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

    All farmland values for Linn 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 Linn County Iowa

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