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PLYMOUTH COUNTY IOWA

Iowa Land Information

Learn about farmland for sale in Plymouth County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Contact your Plymouth County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal.

Location: Northern Iowa Average Farmland Value: $14,357 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263) Average Farmland Value for Iowa $11,581 an acre

Land Auctions in 2022 prior to November: There was 13 farmland auction in Plymouth County in 2022. There were 2050 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $18,442 The average $/CSR2 was $237/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2021: There were 24 farmland auctions in Plymouth County in 2021. There were 2,356 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $13,902 The average $/CSR2 was $194/ CSR2 Land Auctions in 2020: There were 9 farmland auctions in Plymouth County in 2020. There were 1118 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $9,667 The average $/CSR2 was $159/ CSR2

Average CSR2 Rating: 73.5 2021 USDA Average Corn Yield: 191.7 2017 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 59 ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre in 2022: $270 ISU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100 Towns: Le Mars, Merrill, Remsen, Akron, Hinton, Brunsville, Kingsley, Oyens, Westfield, Struble, Craig

Adjacent Counties: Sioux, Cherokee, Woodbury, Union, South Dakota (west)

County Seat: Le Mars

County Website: Learn more about the county at Plymouth County Website Additional Plymouth County Agricultural Informational Website: Plymouth County Iowa Farm Service Agency

County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here. FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263)

Plymouth County History: Plymouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 25,698.  Plymouth County was named after Plymouth, Massachusetts. Plymouth County is part of the Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Plymouth County was formed on January 15, 1851. Settlement began in the county in 1856. In October 1859, the first courthouse was built in Melbourne, formerly located in the southeast quarter of section 34, Plymouth Township, about five to six miles due south of Merrill. The first public school opened its doors there with 32 pupils. In 1872 the county seat was moved to Le Mars and a courthouse and jail were built there in 1873. The present Plymouth County Courthouse was built in 1900 of red sandstone.

During the Great Depression, farmers in the county organized the Farmers Holiday Group, to keep farm products off the market until the desired price was met. A radical group among them abducted Judge Bradley from his court chamber and threatened to hang him in the front of the courthouse. Bradley was freed, but the governor ordered the national guard to Plymouth County and declared a state of emergency, which effectively ended the group. Wikipedia page

Plymouth County Iowa State Map