Lake Houses for Sale in Illinois
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Internal data from Lands of America lists almost $5 billion in land and rural real estate for sale in the Land of Lincoln, which comprises appromixately 273,000 acres of land for sale in the state. Of the 102 counties in the state, Cook County had the most rural property and land for sale. There were 3,580 acres of sold land in Illinois recorded in February through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects a change in sales activity over data from the previous month. Edgar, Grundy, Knox, McDonough, and Vermilion County recorded 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. In terms of its size, Illinois is the country's 25th-largest state, covering an area of 57,918 square miles (37 million acres). In its entirety, 55,519 square miles covers land area, while the remaining 2,395 square miles is covered by water. Wildlife species to be found on land for sale in Illinois include whitetail deer, turkey, ducks, dove, quail, and geese. Fishermen have their choice of bass, catfish, trout, and pike.
Waterfront Property for sale in Carterville Illinois