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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

Overview
Orthophoto Quadrangle


Individual Parcels:
Parcel
Size
Appraised Value
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

 
Last updated: 01-30-2008