Lake Houses for Sale in Illinois
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Internal data from Lands of America records nearly $2 billion in farms, ranches and other land for sale in the Prairie State. This represents more than 213,000 acres of land for sale in the state. Of Illinois's 102 counties, Cook County had the most land and acreage for sale. The most expensive land listed for sale in Illinois on Lands of America recently was $12 million, while the average price of land and rural property for sale in Illinois was $375,779. There were 3,381 acres of sold land in Illinois recorded in October 2018 through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects an increase in sales activity over data from August 2018. The total value of this sold land and rural real estate was $17 million. Cook County had the most land sales recently in the state. Some 42 percent of the appropriately named Great Lakes State is covered by water, spelling abundant fishing opportunities on its diverse spread of lakes, rivers, and streams. Hunting in the state is similarly diverse, with popular game species including waterfowl, deer, wild turkey, raccoon, and even skunk. As befits a state with excellent hunting for game including whitetail deer, turkey, dove, ducks, quail, and geese, hunting land was the most common type of land for sale in Illinois. Anglers will enjoy casting for species like bass, catfish, trout, and pike on land for sale in the state. In terms of size, Illinois is the country's 25th-largest state, covering an area of 57,918 square miles (37 million acres). In total, 55,519 square miles (96 percent) is land, while the remaining 2,395 square miles is covered by water.