Farms for Sale in Georgia
If you want to be a peach farmer, Georgia just may be the state for you. However, there are a lot of other reasons Georgia land ownership is appealing.
With a population of approximately 10.5 million, Georgia has close to eight million acres of farmland, classified as "prime," according to Georgia's Department of Natural Resources. The state is covered in pine forests and is the leading producer of clay in the United States. Its top five natural resources also include rivers and lakes, coastal shores, marshes and wetlands, making farms and land for sale in Georgia even more desirable.
The busiest airport in the world is in the state capital of Atlanta. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, the major hub and headquarters for Delta Airlines, sees more than 100 million passengers per year. Some of Georgia's other major cities include Savannah, Augusta, Athens, and Macon.
Georgia is a leader in egg and broiler chickens. It also is home to beef cattle ranches and hog farms. Land for sale in Georgia can feature some of the state’s top crops including; cotton, tobacco, soybeans, corn, peanuts, and pecans. Of course, there are peach orchards, as well as other agricultural crops including sweet potatoes, hay, oats, sorghum, and wheat.
Processed foods such as peanut butter, beer, and baked goods are also an important part of the state's economy. Manufactured goods and textiles such as carpeting, cotton, and yarn also contribute to its economy. Georgia also has a transportation equipment industry producing aircraft parts and missiles as well as offering automotive assembly.
Other Georgia Trivia
Some fun and not-so-well-kept secrets of Georgia include Blackbeard, the historically well-known pirate, who created a home on what is now known as Blackbeard Island. Designated a wilderness area by Congress in 1975, the island maintains 3,000 federally protected acres.
Gainesville, with a population of 40,000, is the Chicken Capital of the World. It is illegal to eat chicken with a fork there!
Georgia has a very diverse landscape, make the properties you find across each county immensely different. Depending upon your interests, there is a lot of land for sale in Georgia available. Ranging in size from five-acre parcels to hundreds of acres of wilderness, grazing land, farmland, and the Blue Ridge Mountains retreats, find one that fits your lifestyle needs today. You can also find commercial urban plots and housing sites throughout the state. Browse Farms USA for listings throughout the country, your dreams may just be more affordable than you thought.