Country Homes for Sale in Illinois
Find Farms, Ranches, and Acreage for Sale
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 (96 percent) is made up of land, while the remaining 2,395 square miles is covered by water. Illinois offers abundant fishing opportunities across its diverse spread of lakes, rivers and streams. Hunting in the state is similarly popular, with game species including waterfowl, deer, wild turkey, raccoon and even skunk. Lands of America research shows that 97 percent of land in the Prairie State is privately owned. Illinois's current price-per-acre average places it 19th in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $339 million of ranches, farms and other land acreage for sale in the state covering a total of 46,759 acres. Hunting Land was the most common type of land for sale in Illinois. Of the 102 counties in Illinois, Will County had the most land and farms for sale.