BLM Auction Sells 13,300 Acres, Netting $47.5 Million
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, in Mesquite, Nev., sold 13,300 acres of land in eight parcels, raising $47.5 million for wilderness planning and natural resource protection, and recreation and other opportunities in Lincoln County, Nev. In addition, 10-percent of the funds raised will go to Lincoln County and five-percent to the Nevada State General Education Fund.
Parcels offered for sale varied in size from 666 to 4,357 acres.
The 666-acre parcel sold for $3.2-million. The 4,357-acre parcel garnered $14.5-million.
A total of 44 bidders registered to bid on the parcels.
Details of the sale are available in the press release. Maps of the parcels are available below
|Parcel A||4357 ac.||$4,662,000|
|Parcel B||2009 ac.||$1,205,000|
|Parcel E||1285 ac.||$878,000|
|Parcel F||666 ac.||$1,866,000|
|Parcel G||1040 ac.||$1,456,000|
|Parcel H||960 ac.||$1,632,000|
|Parcel I ||1760 ac.||$299,000|
|Parcel J||1029 ac.||$335,000|