Lake Houses for Sale in Connecticut
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Lands of America research shows that over half the land in the Nutmeg State is privately owned. Connecticut is a densely populated, largely urban state with commuter communities serving New York City and financial hubs like Hartford. It is the third-smallest state in the country. It has a small farming economy that grows mostly crops, with farmland comprising 14 percent of the state land area. The countryside and coastal areas of Connecticut offer plenty of opportunities to explore, from kayaking through coastal mashes to biking along rail-trails in amidst the splendor of fall foliage. Despite its small size (5,543 square miles), Connecticut counts 180 public lakes and ponds and thousands of miles of rivers and streams where anglers can enjoy casting for bass, trout, northern pike, bluegill and more. Connecticut ranks among the country's smallest states in terms of size, covering an area of 5,544 square miles (4 million acres). Of this area, 4,842 square miles (87 percent) of the state is land, while the remaining 701 square miles is covered by water. Less than ten percent of land in Connecticut is public land (i.e. national and state parks, national forests, BLM land). Land for sale in Connecticut includes farms, hunting land, recreational acreage and undeveloped land for future commercial or residential usage.