Lee County Illinois Farms for Sale

Lee County was formed in 1980 when it detached from Ogle County. With a population of 34,735, Lee County is spread across a total area of 729 square miles, of which 725 square miles is land and 4.1 square miles is water. The landscape of Lee County consists of five major land forms: uplands, outwash plains, lake plains, stream terraces, and flood plains.

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Lee County Climate

Lee County receives 30 inches of snow fall per year compared to the U.S. average of 25 inches. Lee County receives 36 inches of rain per year just below the U.S. average of 37 inches. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 102. On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in Lee County. In the summer the July high is around 84 degrees and the January low is 12 degrees. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 45 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The U.S. average on the comfort index is 44.

Lee County Agriculture

Farming has been a major enterprise in Lee County since the area was settled, with an average farm size of approximately 462 acres. Corn, soybeans, alfalfa hay, and wheat are the main crops while hogs and cattle are the most common livestock.

Lee County Soil And Topography

Topography has a marked importance on the soils through its effect on natural drainage, erosion, plant cover, and soil temperature. In Lee County Illinois farm land for sale , the slopes dominantly range from 0 to 35 percent. Natural soil drainage ranges from excessively drained on sandy ridgetops to very poorly drained in depressions.

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