Country Homes for Sale in Connecticut
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There was 41 acres of sold land in Connecticut recorded in April 2018 through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects a decrease in sales activity over data from the previous period. The total value of this sold land and rural real estate was $710,000. Connecticut is a densely populated, largely urban state with commuter communities serving New York City and financial hubs like Hartford. It is the third-smallest state in the country. It has a small farming economy that grows mostly crops, with farmland comprising 14 percent of the state land area. The countryside and coastal areas of Connecticut offer plenty of opportunities to explore, from kayaking through coastal mashes to biking along rail-trails in amidst the splendor of fall foliage. Despite its small size (5, 543 square miles), Connecticut counts 180 public lakes and ponds and thousands of miles of rivers and streams where anglers can enjoy casting for bass, trout, northern pike and bluegill and more. Connecticut ranks among the country's smallest states in terms of size, covering an area of 5,544 square miles (4 million acres). In its entirety, 4,842 square miles (87 percent) is land, while the remaining 701 square miles comprises water. Less than ten percent of land in Connecticut is public land (i.e. national and state parks, national forests, BLM land).