Lake Houses for Sale in Illinois
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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. Internal data from Lands of America lists appromixately $5 billion in land for sale in the Inland Empire. The overall size of land for sale in Illinois is 232,200 acres. This is a one percent decrease compared to April in the number of Illinois land and property for sale. Of the 102 counties in the state, Cook County had the most land for sale. There were 2,615 acres of sold land in Illinois recorded last month through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects a reduction in sales activity over data from the month before. Saint Clair County recorded the most land sales recently in the state. In terms of its size, Illinois is the country's 25th-largest state, covering an area of 57,918 square miles (37 million acres). 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, trout, and pike.