Texas Land Information
A combined 6,959 acres were listed for sale in Ellis County recently; the value of all Ellis County farms, ranches and other land for sale was $110 million. Recent Land And Farm data indicates the average price ($931,056) of land and other rural acreage for sale in Ellis County was 26 percent less than the state average for all land and property listed for sale in Texas on Land And Farm. Ellis County is Texas's 92nd biggest county (935 square miles). Famous for its beautiful fields of Bluebonnets, Ellis County stretches out over 952 square miles. Originally founded in 1849 and named after Richard Ellis, Ellis County is now home to over 163,000 residents. In addition to the famous Bluebonnets, wildflower parks, and festivals that surround their celebration, Ellis offers Lake Bardwell, which features excellent fishing, camping, and boating opportunities. The county is also considered popular among retirees. Land for sale in Ellis County comprises less than one percent of land and other rural acreage for sale on Land And Farm in the state based on overall acreage. Home to species like whitetail deer and wild turkey, hunting land is the most common type of land for sale in Ellis County. Farms in the area are principally focused on livestock production (classified by the USDA to include cattle, poultry and hog farming). From an economic perspective, manufacturing and related services are the main sectors in Ellis County.