Pendleton County is located in West Virginia. The county covers 698 square miles (446,854 acres), which represents less than one percent of the state total. Of West Virginia's 55 counties, Pendleton County ranks 53rd in terms of the size of its population (7,229, according to 2015 Census estimates). Its economy is defined as agricultural, with 556 farms recorded in the county during the 2012 U.S. Census. Recent data from Lands of America calculates the average value of land for sale in Pendleton County at $3,241 per acre. The average listing price was $737,250 (the most expensive listing being for $1.5 million) and the median land-parcel size was 228 acres. Land for sale in Pendleton County totaled 455 acres and $1.5 million in overall land value, with the city of Circleville featuring the most land for sale in the county. Given its rural location and ecomony, farms and other agricultural acreage are the most common types of land for sale in Pendleton County.