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Opossum Rd, 14 miles north of Gilmer TX

Acreage: 61.644

Price: $149,500.00

Gilmer School District

Upshur County

MLS Number: 20192573


Reduced! A blank canvas of East Texas land, ready for you to form it into what you desire. Recreation, hunting, camping, timber, home site or other use. It has potential!

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Mostly level on the front and rolling gently easterly to two small creeks.
Timber has been cut recently, leaving mostly small, thick regrowth with some uncut areas (mostly along the creeks) of medium-size trees.
Railroad tracks are western boundary.
Property is under no surface leases at this time.
The tract is not being subdivided and must sell in one piece.
Some creek area is in FEMA Flood Zone A (see site sketch), defined by FEMA as: "Areas subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event."


No known standing fences; only scattered fence remnants.
A nice-looking, cleared meadow on hilltop of the north section. Good wildlife viewing/hunting spot.
An old asphalt roadway extends partway into the property, and at least two electric line rights-of-ways provide some potential drivable access into parts of the property.
Property Reserved Items: any movable hunting stands and feeders


Per Upshur County Appraisal District website, the 2018 real estate taxes were approximately $209 based on Ag exemptions. Taxing entities are: Upshur County, Gilmer ISD, Emergency Services District No. 1.


While we do our best to provide accurate information about availability of services, sometimes things change as demands are made on providers. By providing the helpful information below, we make no representation as to the accuracy of the information. We strongly suggest that you verify the services you require are in fact available to the property you are considering. The following service providers may be contacted about the availability and/or cost of connecting to utilities:

Water: Bi-County WSC 903-856-5840 No meter set. Written proposal of $4129 (on 8-6-19, price good for 30 days) to run waterline approximately 1/4 mile to the property.
Electric: Upshur Rural Electric Co-op 903-843-2536
Sewer: individual septic required
Gas: none known
Telephone: ETEX
TV: satellite or ETEX
Internet: satellite, mobile phone hotspot, or ETEX DSL
Waste Disposal: private provider
Post Office: Gilmer
Fire Dept: volunteer
Law Enforcement: Upshur County Sheriff


Tract is accessed by a deeded and recorded 30-feet wide road easement from the north.


No oil or gas minerals to be conveyed. Owner will convey his surface minerals.


In Gilmer TX from intersection of SH 154 and SH 271, go North on SH 271 for 11.8 miles; turn Left (west) on Opossum Rd, go 1.5 miles to the property at end of road. Signs posted on both branches of the paved road.

GPS Latitude and Longitude (can copy and paste into Google maps)
32.888166N 94.966349W


The broker has assembled this information from materials furnished by the owner and from other sources considered reliable. Any sketches and maps have been prepared for viewing convenience only. Distances and characteristics are approximate and may not have been verified. Additionally, the sketch or map may not show all of the characteristics that affect the property, such as easements, fence lines, roads, etc. Interested parties are advised to investigate to their satisfaction whether the land is suitable for their intended use. We cannot be responsible for errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal or change in price.

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