Lake Houses for Sale in Illinois
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Recent data from Lands of America shows more than $4 billion in land and other rural acreage for sale in the Land of Lincoln, which constitutes a total of 264,891 acres of Illinois land for sale. Of Illinois's 102 counties, Cook County had the most land for sale. There were 2,133 acres of sold land in Illinois recorded in January through the Lands of America sales program. The most land sales in the state last month were located in Peoria County. 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). Of this area, 55,519 square miles is land, while the remaining 2,395 square miles comprises water. Game species to be found on land for sale in Illinois include whitetail deer, turkey, ducks, dove, quail, and geese. Anglers can enjoy casting for bass, catfish, pike, and trout.