Bremer County, Iowa

Location: Northeast Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 75.5

CSR2 Cropland Average: 87

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $103.17
County Size: 428 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 238,528 total acres, 210,534 Cropland acres, 7,303 Woodland acres, 20,691 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):
Average Farmland Value for Northeast Iowa:
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $257.00
Rent Range: $221-$299 per acre
Average rent for Northeast Iowa:
Rent per CSR Point:

Improved Permanent Pasture:
$69.00/a Regional Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $53.00/a Regional Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre:
Hunting Rights per Acre:
$17.00/a regional average

Towns: Denver, Janesville, Readlyn, Tripoli, Frederika, Plainfield, Sumner, Waverly

Unincorporated Areas: Siegel, Waverly Junction, Stinktion

Townships: Dayton, Jackson, Polk, Douglas, Jefferson, Sumner No.2, Franklin, Lafayette, Warren, Frederika, Le Roy, Washington, Fremont, Maxfield

History: The first white man came to Bremer County in 1845 and settled about two miles southwest of Denver. At that time this area was a Native American Reservation belonging to the Winnebago Tribe, numbering about 300. Later the Reservation was purchased by the govement, and the Native Americans were moved to the Crow River area of Minnesota, about 150 miles north of St. Paul.Bremer County had been named in 1850 by Goveor Hempstead, who was an admirer of the Swedish authoress, Frederika Bremer. Bremer County is thought to be the only Iowa county named after a person eminent in literature.Townships were named for famous people also: Washington, Jefferson, Jackson and Polk, for four of our Presidents. Fremont and Douglas for candidates for President. Dayton for a Presidential running mate in 1856. Lafayette and Warren for two famous soldiers of the Revolution. Frederika for Frederika Bremer. Maxfield for Judge Maxfield, and Sumner for Charles Sumner who was a Senator of the Civil War period.

Additional Information: Learn more on the Bremer County Iowa website.


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Information updated as of 1/11/2021. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Bremer County Extension Office, Bremer County courthouse records, Surety Maps, Wikipedia, Iowa Department of Transportation and USDA. An attempt has been made to verify information but it is not guaranteed to be accurate. Confirm all information that you must rely for decision making purposes.


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