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    Recent Sales in This County

    • 7/16/21 80 Acres; 73.87 Tillable Acres; 98.1 CSR2; $16.,550/acre
    • 9/19/19 40.1 Acres; 36.04 Tillable Acres; $9,900/acre; 92.1 CSR2
    • 9/19/19 157.2 Acres; 137.97 Tillable Acres; $8,500/acre; 90.1 CSR2

    Location: Northwest Iowa
    County Average CSR2:
    CSR2 Weighted Average: 91.4 CSR2 Cropland Average: 95

    State Average CSR2: 68.6
    Average Price per CSR2 Point: $109.59
    County Size: 573 sq miles
    Farmland Acres: 358,472 total acres, 330,094 Cropland acres, 2,104 Woodland acres, 26,274 Other acres

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

    Average County Rent: $259.00
    Rent Range: $233-$287
    Average rent for Northwest Iowa:
    Rent per CSR Point:
    $2.76 per CSR2

    Improved Permanent Pasture:
    Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $60.00/a
    Stalk Grazing per Acre:
    $7.00/a regional average
    Hunting Rights per Acre:

    Towns: Archery, Hartley, Primghar, Sheldon, Calumet, Paullina, Sanbo, Sutherland

    Unincorporated Areas: Germantown

    Townships: Floyd, Franklin, Lincoln, Hartley, Carroll, Summit, Center, Omega, Baker, Dale, Highland, Grant, Caledonia, Union, Liberty, Waterman

    History: O'Brien County was named for William Smith O'Brien, a leader for Irish independence in 1848, and is the only O'Brien County in the United States. O'Brien County was founded in 1851. The present courthouse was completed in 1917, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Additional Information: O'Brien County Iowa website.

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    Jason Smith
    O'Brien County
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    Information updated as of 1/11/2021. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, O’Brien County Extension Office, O’Brien County courthouse records at Sheldon, 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 O’Brien County

    All farmland values for O’Brien 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 O’BrienCounty Iowa

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    Estate Attorneys in O’Brien 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 O’Brien County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.