Lake Houses for Sale in New Jersey
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New Jersey ranks among the country's smallest states in terms of size, covering an area of 8,722 square miles (6 million acres). In total, 7,354 square miles (84 percent) is made up of land, while the remaining 1,368 square miles is made up of water. New Jersey holds more than a half-million acres of state-owned land available for outdoor recreation in a diverse landscape that spreads from hardwood ridges to pine forests to coastal marshlands. Of this, some 350,000 acres reside within 121 wildlife management areas specially designated for wildlife and wildlife-related recreation. Garden State hunters enjoy over 100 days of deer hunting and season for bow, shotgun and muzzle-loading rifle hunts. Lands of America research shows that 81 percent of land in the Garden State is privately owned. New Jersey's current price-per-acre average places it ninth in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $36 million of land for sale in the state covering a total of 1,112 acres. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in New Jersey. Of the 21 counties in New Jersey, Hunterdon County had the most land and farms for sale.