Virginia Land Information
A total of 486 acres were listed for sale in Essex County recently; the overall value of all Essex County land and other rural acreage for sale was $3 million. Based on recent listing data from Land And Farm, the average price ($365,571) of land and ranches for sale in Essex County was 21 percent lower than the average for other land currently for sale throughout the state. Essex County is Virginia's 81st largest county (257 square miles). Essex County is located in East Virginia. Based on its natural assets, Essex County's economy is dependent on tourism and recreation. The county is also considered popular among retirees. Land for sale in Essex County comprises less than one percent of land and rural real estate for sale on Land And Farm in Virginia based on overall acreage. Agriculturally, farms in the county depend principally on livestock such as cattle and poultry.