Five Places Where Land is Free

Some communities need residents. Some need jobs. Some need development. In order to get those things, a few communities will give you free land! These small communities want you to build a house and make yourself at home.
Several small cities in rural Kansas will give you a land lot if you agree to fashion housing of at least 1,000 square feet on it. Mobile homes are welcome, and we'll be sure to wave as yours flies by in the next tornado. If one lot isn't large enough and you'd like to garden, the city of Marquette, Kansas  would be pleased as punch to just give you a second lot adjacent to the first, also for free, says its website. These are developed lots, by the way -- they already have water, sewer and electricity.

There are opportunities in Nebraska, Iowa, Maine, and Michigan as well. Link -Thanks, Steven Johnson!

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Jojo Boots. I remember that story was on here before. The couple went to a tiny town with one coffee shop, and opened up their own coffee shop.
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Is this a repost or did I see it on another blog? hmmmm....


I grew up in Kansas, and you couldn't PAY ME to live there again... my hometown has lost about 50% of it's population over the last 25 years or so... no jobs, no culture, etc etc etc...
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Third times a charm!

Feb 2010: "A tiny North Dakota town's promise of cash and free land lured only one family from out of state. Now, Michael and Jeanette Tristani and their 12-year-old twins are trying to move from the town without a traffic light back to Miami.

Tired of crime, traffic, hurricanes and the high cost of living in Florida, the Tristanis moved four years ago to Hazelton, a dwindling town of about 240 that has attempted to attract young families to stay on the map.

Michael Tristani, 42, said at the time the 1,800-mile move was "an answer to our prayers."

"We don't have to look over our shoulder to see who's going to rob us, or jump out of the bushes to attack us," Tristani said. "Taxes are low, the cost of living is low and the kids enjoy school."

‘A culture shock’
But the family also found a cliquey community that treated them like outsiders. "For my wife, it's been a culture shock," he said..."
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