Clay County Iowa

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You’ll find everything you need to know about farmland for sale in Clay 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 Clay County land broker or auctioneer visit ( Office page) with any questions or reach out to your local land Broker/ Auctioneer Luke Skinner 515-468-3610 with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal.

Location: Northwest Iowa

Average Farmland Value: $13,887 (2023) a .4% decrease from 2022.

CSR2 Price Per Point Average: $173.80

Estimated Average Corn Yield: 165-280

Average Cash Rent Per Acre: $277 ($275 – $400)

Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $87

Towns: Dickens, Gillett Grove, Rossie, Spencer, Everly, Greenville, Royal, Webb, Fostoria, Peterson

County Seat: Spencer

Townships: Clay, Lake, Peterson, Douglas, Lincoln, Riverton, Freeman, Logan, Sioux, Garfield, Lone Tree, Summit, Gillette Grove, Meadow, Waterford, Herdland

Adjacent Counties: Palo Alto, Emmet, Dickinson, Buena Vista, Cherokee, O’Brien, Osceola

County Website: Learn more about the county at  Clay County Website  

Additional Clay County Agricultural Informational Website:

Clay County Census of Agriculture

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.

County Fair: The 2024 Clay County fair will be September 7th-15th. To learn more about the county fair visit the Website Here.

Brokers 2020 Land Auction Recap:Click here to view report

FREE Farm Appraisal: We work hand and hand with dirt everyday. Nobody knows land value better than your local land agent here at Iowa Land Company. We use five key variables to determine what the dirt is worth on one particular farm. To learn more about how we value a farm or to request a free farm evaluation visit our What’s Your Farm Worth page. Fill out our simple contact form or contact Luke Skinner your local land Broker/Auctioneer at (515) 468-3610. 

Clay County History:  Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,667. Its county seat is Spencer. Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, Jr, a colonel who died in action in the Mexican-American War, and son of Henry Clay, famous American statesman from Kentucky.

Clay County holds the annual Clay County Fair. The first newspaper in Clay County was the Peterson Patriot which started publication in 1880.


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Please note that the above farm land values are averages and are not guaranteed in every situation. If you need an appraisal on a specific piece of land, call us to discuss how we can help. Farmland prices can change notoriously quickly, meaning information on this website may vary from the current prices as you view this content. Price per acre exact numbers and county averages came from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Surveys


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