Lake Houses for Sale in Iowa
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With its dizzying elevation extreme of a mere 1,190 feet, pancake-flat Iowa's main outdoor attractions are of the horizontal persuasion. Two national scenic byways thread the state, while any number of country roads will take you through a land of farms, covered bridges, and quiet towns. Fishing and hunting are both popular in the state, with the Missouri and Mississippi rivers both offering the chance to cast for trout, catfish, walleye, and bass. WalletHub, a personal finance website, has ranked the state among the ten best states for retirees based on factors including affordability, quality of life and health care. Internal data from Lands of America lists over $1 billion in land, homesites and other rural acreage for sale in the Wrestling State, which covers over 81,000 acres of land for sale in the state. This reflects a three percent change over last month in the total number of land and property in Iowa for sale. Of the 99 counties in the state, Polk County had the most rural property and land for sale. There were 6,843 acres of sold land in Iowa recorded in April 2019 through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects an increase in sales activity over data from the month before. Clarke, Davis, Lucas, and Madison County saw the most land sales recently in the state. In terms of size, Iowa is the country's 26th-largest state, covering an area of 56,276 square miles (36 million acres). As one the country's top ag-producing states, current uses of land for sale in Iowa include for hunting, fishing, agriculture, and residential use. Game species to be found on land for sale in Iowa include turkey, whitetail deer, pheasant, geese, ducks, quail, and dove. Fishermen have their choice of catfish, bass, walleye, and pike.