Texas Land Information
A total of 7,875 acres were listed for sale in Zapata County recently, representing a combined value of $18 million in Zapata County land and other rural acreage for sale. Recent data reveals the average price ($1.5 million) of land and rural property for sale in Zapata County was 18 percent more than the state average for other land currently listed for sale in Texas. Zapata County is Texas's 73rd biggest county (998 square miles). Zapata County is a Texas border county along the Rio Grande and U.S.-Mexico line. An area of rolling, brush-covered terrain, 1,058-square-mile Zapata County has an economy that's dependent on natural gas, oil and ranching. Falcon Reservoir, covering the southern tip of the county, is not only an important water source for communities on both sides of the border but also a popular local fishing spot for species including bass, catfish and alligator gar. Land for sale in Zapata County represents less than one percent of land, homesites and other rural acreage for sale on Land And Farm in the Lone Star State based on combined acreage. Zapata County farms are focused toward crops like wheat and cotton. Mining and mineral extraction-related services are the main economic drivers in this part of Texas.