Farms in Nelson County Virginia for sale by Gayle Harvey

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Nelson County Virginia Farms for Sale

Nelson County Virginia Farms range from the fertile bottom lands along the James River to the rolling hills next to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Nelson County is known for its apple orchards and vineyards, but many small horse farms, cattle farms, as well as hobby farms, are located in the county. As of the 2012 Census of Agriculture there were 455 farms in Nelson County, accounting for nearly 80,000 acres of farmland, with an average farm size of 176 acres. Crop sales were calculated as 66% of all product sales with the chief crops being hay, soybeans, corn, apples, and vegetables. Yet these farms have retained a balance of woodlands, accounting for 35.3% of farm land use, while pastureland is 32.1% and cropland is 28%. The remaining 4.5% was categorized as other uses.

Interesting Facts About Farms in Nelson County, Virginia

  • Farmland accounts for 80,000+/- acres in Nelson County, 26% of the land in Nelson County
  • Crops represent the largest share of agricultural products sold
  • Total farm revenue for the county in 2012 was $15,807,000
  • Nelson County ranks 4th in Virginia‚Äôs apple production, 4th in bee colonies, and 6th in harvested vegetables

Updated daily, NelsonCountyVaFarms is a comprehensive guide to the farms for sale throughout the county. As a convenience to you we have included additional details. Access this information by clicking on the photo for the farm of interest.

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