Henry County Illinois
Rolling Farmland & Wooded Areas
In 1825, Henry County, Illinois was formed. With a population of 49,635, Henry County is the 29th largest of all of Illinois’ 102 counties. Located in Northwestern Illinois, about 16 miles from the Mississippi River, the total space of this County is 826 square miles, of which 823 square miles is land and 2.7 square miles is water. Henry County Illinois farms for sale are made up of rolling farmland with wooded areas, rivers, lakes, and streams with elevations that range from 650 feet above sea level in the Northwest to 850 feet in the Southwest. The majority of the land in this County, over 400,000 acres, is used for agriculture.
Henry County Climate
Henry County, Illinois recieves 36 inches of rain per year compared to the United States average of 37. Snowfall in Henry County is 28 inches per year, and the number of days with any measurable precipitation is 107. On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Henry County. In the summer, the July high is around 86 degrees and in the winter the January low is 13 degrees. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 42 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The U.S. average on the comfort index is 44.
Henry County Agriculture
Farming has been a major enterprise in Henry County since it was formed. The average farm size is typically about 340 acres. Corn, soybeans, and hay are the main crops with hogs and cattle as the most common livestock. Much of the grain that is produced on Henry County Illinois farm land for sale is fed to the livestock.
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