Although often overlooked by many buyers, there are some great tracts, ranches, and raw land for sale in San Saba, Texas. Known as the Pecan Capital of the World and located on the northern edge of the Edwards Plateau (Hill Country), on the middle course of the Colorado River, and near the geographic center of the State, the county contains 1,122 square miles of land. The habitat consist primarily of rolling, wooded hills, and the county is bisected by the San Saba River with the Colorado River running along its northern and eastern borders.
The economy of the San Saba area is chiefly agriculturally based on cattle, sheep, goat, and turkey raising in addition to a pecan production of two to five million pounds annually. The San Saba County is also a major producer of building stone and is known throughout the State as a leading hunting area, especially for ranches interested in whitetail hunting and white-tailed deer management.
Most of the county is located in the geographic area known as the Llano Basin, but a small portion of the northern section of the county is in the West Cross Timbers. The terrain is rolling but in some areas is quite rugged. Ranching is the major occupation in the rougher areas, while farming is a leading activity in the valleys of the Colorado and San Saba rivers. These areas with woody cover make for excellent ranch real estae. Soils are alluvial in the valleys, with some sandy soils and sandy loams, while the uplands have a greater concentration of black and gray soils.
Elevations in San Saba County rangee from 1,100 feet to 1,800 feet and the City of San Saba is right at 1,200 feet above sea level. Rainfall in this area averages just over 28 inches annually. Average mean minimum temperature in January is 34 degrees (F) and average mean temperature in July is 96 degrees (F). On average, the first frost is November 14th and the last frost is April 1st.
For real estate investors or potential landowners looking for land and ranches for sale, San Saba is rich in natural resources. Deer, turkey, and dove populations abound and recreational activities are limitless. So whether you are looking to buy property to retire, buy a ranch for wildlife management, or just looking for land for sale San Saba for investment, this area has a lot to offer.