Tax Forfeited LAND FOR SALE


The 2020 Tax Forfeited Land Auction 
will be held
September 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
 Tentative location at the
Pine County Fairgrounds- Grandstand
707 1st Ave NW, Pine City, MN

  Signage for tracts in the 2020 Tax Forfeit Land Auction is posted on all accessible land sale sites except Tract 26.

To request a viewing of Tract 25 or Tract 27, call 320-216-4226.

Please contact the Pine County Land Department at 320-216-4225 if you have questions after viewing the following information.

All tracts are sold "as-is" and must be purchased at or above the appraised value.  Potential buyers are encouraged to thoroughly research properties before purchase and check with local planning and zoning authorities.

Information on searching land records (Landshark) can be found on the Pine County Recorder Office website.

Parcels can also be searched on the Pine County Beacon website.

Official plats with lot dimensions and other details can be searched for here, and may have useful information for some of the tracts below.

Land auction terms and conditions, purchase calculation forms, and other additional information are outlined below.

After the September 18, 2020 Tax Forfeit Land Auction is over, any remaining unsold tracts are available for immediate purchase at the appraised value (on a first come first served basis) with easy payment and contract terms (except payment on terms is not available on Tracts 23-27, with purchase requiring payment in full).

To purchase a remaining unsold tract after the September 18, 2020 Tax Forfeit Land Auction, please contact the Auditor's Office at 320-591-1666.  The Auditor's Office is located in the Pine County Courthouse in Pine City, MN.

Landlocked Property Info:
Landlocked parcels do not have legal access.  For those interested in landlocked parcels you are encouraged to contact and arrange access with adjacent land owners.  If cooperative access cannot be obtained, please be aware that Minnesota State Statute 164.08 offers specific direction on gaining access through cartway law.  All cartway proceedings are unique to the situation.  Be aware that typical cartway process may involve legal expenses, purchase of the cartway and/or other fees paid to the land owner, survey costs, construction costs, etc.

The local township is actively involved in the cartway process.

Interest Rate on Contract Purchases

2020 Tax Forfeited Land Auction Entire Packet
2020 Tax Forfeited Land Auction Terms and Conditions
Winning Bid and Over-The-Counter Land Purchase Form
Mail-In Bid Form
Contract for Purchase of Tax Forfeited Land TEMPLATE
Pine County Map with Tract Locations

2020 Tax Forfeited Land Auction Parcel Listing
2020 Tax Forfeited Land Auction Parcel Descriptions
Tract 1
Tract 2
Tract 3
Tract 4
Tract 5
Tract 6
Tract 7
Tract 8
Tract 9
Tract 10
Tract 11
Tract 12
Tract 13
Tract 14
Tract 15
Tract 16
Tract 17
Tract 18
Tract 19
Tract 20
Tract 21
Tract 22
Tract 23
Tract 24
Tract 25
Tract 26
Tract 27

Land Department Contacts

Greg Beck, Land Commissioner/County Forester 
(Tax forfeit land, land sales, timber harvest and forestry inquires)

Joe Kelash, Land Management Technician
(Tax forfeit land management and sales, forest management, and forest inventory)

Land Department
1610 State Hwy 23 N
Sandstone, MN 55072