Chaves County, New Mexico Land Information
Chaves County is set in a largely underpopulated, agricultural area of New Mexico. At 6,076 square miles, the county is the state's ninth-largest county and comprises some 5 percent of the Enchantment State's total land area. Chaves is centered around the county seat of Roswell, famously known for a 1947 UFO sighting and the reported military cover-up of the alien flying-saucer's crash landing during a storm. Almost 43,000 acres were listed for sale in Chaves County recently, representing a combined value of $28 million in Chaves County land for sale. Recent Land And Farm data reveals the average price ($254,948) of land and rural property for sale in Chaves County was 69 percent less than the state average for other New Mexico land and property currently listed for sale on Land And Farm. Chaves County is one of the ten largest counties in the Land of Enchantment (6,065 square miles). Chaves County is located in Southeast New Mexico. The combined acreage for sale in Chaves County equals about four percent of all land for sale on Land And Farm throughout the Land of Enchantment. Home to species like whitetail deer and wild turkey, hunting land is the most common type of land for sale in Chaves County
. Chaves County farms are focused toward crops like wheat and cotton. To find more land for sale in New Mexico
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