O'Brien County Iowa

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You’ll find everything you need to know about farmland for sale in O’Brien 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 O’Brien County land broker or auctioneer visit 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: $16,313 (2023) a 1.3% decrease from 2022.

CSR2 Price Per Point Average: $178.67

Estimated Average Corn Yield: 170-280

Average Cash Rent Per Acre: $325 ($275 – $450)

Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $110

Towns: Archery, Hartley, Primghar, Sheldon, Calumet, Paullina, Sanbo, Sutherland

Townships: Floyd, Franklin, Lincoln, Hartley, Carroll, Summit, Center, Omega, Baker, Dale, Highland, Grant, Caledonia, Union, Liberty, Waterman

Adjacent Counties: Clay, Dickinson, Osceola, Lyon, Sioux, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista

County Seat: Primghar, IA

County Website: Learn more about the county at  O’brien County Website  

Additional O’Brien County Agricultural Informational Website:

O’Brien 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 O’brien County fair will be July 20th-25th in Primghar, IA. 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. 

O’Brien County History:  O’Brien County was founded in 1851. The county was named for William Smith O’Brien, a leader for Irish independence in 1848. The present courthouse was completed in 1917, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Wikipedia page.

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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