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There was a time when getting free land in the United States was relatively easy. Thanks to the Homestead Act of 1862, anyone who was willing to stay put and farm for five years could claim a 160-acre plot of land. Of course, that was over 150 years ago, and the days of free land are far behind us. Or are they?
If you’re willing to move, there are a few places around the United States where you can still grab a plot of free land. Of course, you won’t be able to get 160 acres. However, there are several small towns where you can get a free lot with paved streets and access to utilities. You’ll have to build your own house, but it’s still a pretty great deal.
This article on Askaprepper.com lists 14 towns where you can find free land. Taylor writes, “Once upon a time, early American settlers who were willing to move west were given the opportunity to scoop up a parcel of land and use it to make their own destiny…” Follow the link below to keep reading.