Fremont County, Iowa Farmland Values and Land Auction Information

The following information is from Iowa State University’s Land Survey that’s released each December. It is only a guide and won’t apply exactly to your farmland.  Last update 12/2023. Data on this page can be up to 12 months old. To see current Iowa land prices and most recent farmland sales results click here

Fremont County Iowa Farmland Value Profile

Fremont County Farmland Profile
  • The average value of farmland in Fremont County is $10,139 per acre which is up $235 from 2022 to 2023.
  • The average price of tillable farmland per CSR2 point in Fremont County is $125.17 for 2023 land auctions.
  • Fremont County is ranked #79 in the state of Iowa in average dollars per acre for tillable farmland.
  • The highest sale of farmland in Fremont County in 2023 was $15,000 per acre.
Location Southwest, Iowa
County Size 511 sq. miles
Total Acres 318,355
Cropland Acres 268,447
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $10,139
Average Price Per Acre for Southwest, IA $9,505
CSR2 Weighted Average 72.1
CSR2 Cropland Average 81
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $125.17
Average County Rent $257
Rent Range $209 - $306
Average rent for Southwest, Iowa $265
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.21
Improved Permanent Pasture $101
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $66
Stalk Grazing per Acre $9
Hunting Rights per Acre $11
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Towns: Farragut, Riverton, Thurman, Tabor, Sidney, Randolph, Imogene, Hamburg, Shenandoah

Unincorporated Areas: Bartlett, McPaul, Percival

Townships: Scott, Green, Riverside, Monroe, Walnut, Prairie, Sidney, Benton, Riverton, Fisher, Locust Grove, Madison, Washington


Fremont County Iowa was established on January 15, 1847, and it is named after John C. Frémont, an American military officer, explorer, and politician who played a significant role in the expansion of the United States in the 19th century.

The county seat of Fremont County is Sidney. Like many counties in Iowa, Fremont County has its roots in agriculture. The fertile soil and favorable climate made it suitable for farming, and agriculture has been a key economic driver for the area.

One notable aspect of Fremont County’s history is its connection to the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail. In the mid-19th century, thousands of Mormons traveled through the county as part of their westward migration to Utah. The trail passed through Iowa, and Fremont County was one of the areas that witnessed the movement of these pioneers.

Over the years, Fremont County has experienced changes and developments, contributing to the broader history of Iowa. The county’s landscape, shaped by the Missouri River and its tributaries, has played a role in its economic and cultural development. Today, Fremont County continues to be a part of Iowa’s diverse and dynamic history.


Fremont County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

1/4/24 125.6 Acres; $8,250/acre; 74.4 CSR2; 83.6% tillable

1/4/24 22 Acres; $7,400/acre; 73.8 CSR2; 81.8% tillable

11/2/23 255.62 Acres; $10,200/acre; 78.5 CSR2; 96% tillable

11/2/23 35.24 Acres; $12,000/acre; 72.9 CSR2; 100% tillable

11/9/23 77 Acres; $15,000/acre; 90 CSR2; 97.5% tillable

10/12/23 124 Acres; $8,250/acre; 71.6 CSR2; 96% tillable

3/21/23 79.41 Acres; $9,100/acre; 84.9 CSR2; 95% tillable

12/15/22 302.96 acres 283.74 tillable acres $7,000/acre 73.6 CSR2 $95.11/csr2 $2,120,720 93.66% tillable

12/15/22 Fremont 145.5 137.98 $11,400.00 71.7 $159.00 $1,658,700.00 94.83

12/15/22 502.64 acres 458.68 tillable acres $7,800/acre 75.5 CSR2 $103.31/CSR2 $3,920,592 91.25% tillable

12/15/22 39.74 acres 35.30 tillable acres $15,800/acre 83.7 CSR2 $188.77/csr2 $627,892 88.83% tillable

12/15/22 157.75 acres 133.22 tillable acres $10,800/acre 80.5 CSR2 $134.16/CSR2 $1,703,700 84.45% tillable

9/15/22 38.9 Acres; $13,500/acre; 73.9 CSR2; 97.69% tillable

9/15/22 209.41 Acres; $12,100/acre; 75.5 CSR2; 88.56% tillable

6/29/22 78.5 acres; $8,000/acre; 73 CSR2; $109.59/CSR2; 87.1% tillable

March 2022 187 acres; 140.76 tillable acre; $5,750/tillable acre; 71.3 CSR2; $80.65/CSR2; $809,370; 75.27% tillable

1/20/22 103.87 Acres; $7.550/acre; 75.5 CSR2; 100% tillable

2/24/23 171.77 Acres; $9,100/acre; 79.5 CSR2; 92% tillable

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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Fremont County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Fremont County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Fremont County are stated as averages and are not a guarantee of value in any given situation.  If you need a written farmland appraisal you should call us at 855-376-3478 to discuss how we can help you. Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  All sale results are dated so you can see the date of the sale however averages are calculated in December of each year and are based on a September to September study.

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