Lake Houses for Sale in Illinois
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Lands of America recently had over $5 billion in farms, ranches and other land for sale in the Inland Empire. This constitutes more than 270,000 acres of Illinois land for sale. Of Illinois's 102 counties, Cook County had the most rural property and land for sale. There were 2,133 acres of sold land in Illinois recorded in December through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects a decline in sales activity over data from the month before. The total value of this sold land and rural real estate was $15 million. Peoria 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 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 covers land area, while the remaining 2,395 square miles is covered by water. Game species to be found on land for sale in Illinois include whitetail deer, turkey, ducks, dove, quail, and geese. Anglers have their choice of bass, catfish, pike, and trout.