Land for Sale in Kentucky
Find Farms, Ranches, Acreage, and Country Homes for Sale
In terms of size, Kentucky is the country's 37th-largest state, covering an area of 40,411 square miles (26 million acres). Of this area, 39,486 square miles (98 percent) is land, while the remaining 921 square miles is covered by water. Kentucky gets rugged fast and lives up to its heritage as a hunting and fishing paradise. Hunters can choose from over 80 wildlife management areas as well as the sprawling Daniel Boone National Forest and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Eastern Kentucky is home to the largest elk herd in the eastern United States, while other species include wild turkey, white-tailed deer and coyote. Lands of America research shows that 94 percent of land in the Bluegrass State is privately owned. Kentucky's current price-per-acre average places it 15th in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $493 million of land for sale in the state covering a total of 122,941 acres. Hunting Land was the most common type of land for sale in Kentucky. Of Kentucky's 120 counties, Mason County had the most land and acreage for sale.