Houston County, Texas Land Information
Not to be confused with the city of Houston, Houston County is located in East Texas and lies just north of Walker County. Houston was the first new county created under the 9-year Republic of Texas on June 12, 1837. With a population of almost 24,000 residents and covering 1,237 square miles, Houston offers an array of amenities with its expansive territory. The Grapeland Safari brings a little taste of Africa to the South, allowing visitors to experience exotic wildlife up close and personal. Ratcliff Lake also offers fishing and boating opportunities for those who love the outdoors. Almost 13,600 acres were listed for sale in Houston County recently, representing a combined value of $96 million in Houston County land, homesites and other rural acreage for sale. Recent data reveals the average price ($307,562) of farms, ranches and other land for sale in Houston County was 76 percent less than the state average for other Texas land and property currently listed for sale on Land And Farm. Houston County is the 38th largest county (1,231 square miles) in the Lone Star State. Land for sale in Houston County accounts for less than one percent of land and rural property for sale on Land And Farm in the state based on combined acreage. Home to species like whitetail deer and wild turkey, hunting land is the most common type of land for sale in Houston County
. Most farming activity in Houston County is focused on crop production. Government and state-level services are the main economic drivers in Houston County, Texas. To find more land for sale in Texas
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