Lake Houses for Sale in North Carolina
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In terms of its size, North Carolina is the country's 28th-largest state, covering an area of 53,821 square miles (34 million acres). In its entirety, 48,618 square miles (90 percent) of the state is land, while the remaining 5,201 square miles is made up of water. North Carolina offers year-round opportunities to fish and hunt, including prime fly-fishing in over 3,000 miles of mountain trout streams in the western third of the state. Throw in Atlantic Ocean deep-sea fishing and some two million acres of game lands open to hunters, anglers and trappers—and you've got one serious outdoor sports-obsessed state. Lands of America research shows that 91 percent of land in North Carolina is privately owned. Based on recent price-per-acre data, North Carolina is one of the five most expensive states country for rural land. This data represents $1.0 billion of ranches, farms and other land acreage for sale in the state covering a total of 137,998 acres. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in North Carolina. Of North Carolina's 100 counties, Cherokee County had the most rural property and land for sale.
Waterfront Property for sale in Lake Hickory North Carolina