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Gillespie County Land Info
Gillespie County is Texas's 57th biggest county (1,058 square miles). South Texas is typically classified as the area between the San Antonio metro area and south to the Rio Grande and Gulf of Mexico. There was a combined $291 million of land for sale in Gillespie County recently on Lands of America. The total acreage of all Gillespie County land, homesites and other rural acreage for sale was 17,370 acres. Land for sale in Gillespie County accounts for less than one percent of land for sale on Lands of America in the state. Based on recent listing values, the average price ($1.1 million) of land and other rural acreage for sale in Gillespie County was 24 percent cheaper than the average for other land currently for sale throughout the state. There were four properties listed as sold in Gillespie County in May 2018 through the Lands of America Comparable Sales Program. This represented a total of 491 acres and combined value of $4 million. The average sale price for land sold in May 2018 in Gillespie County was one percent less than the original listing price. With a recreation- and tourism-dependent economy, recreational acreage and property, as well as hunting lands, are the most common land for sale in Gillespie County. Of all land and rural property for sale in Gillespie County, the city of Fredericksburg had the most land for sale. Based on its natural assets, Gillespie County's economy is dependent on tourism and recreation. The value and availability of land, as well as access to outdoor recreation including hunting and fishing, make Gillespie County a popular destination for retirees.