Large bottomland tract with some old growth timber, fronts Black Cypress Bayou for over a mile. Hunter’s paradise! Home site also. Just north of historic Jefferson, between Caddo Lake and Lake O' the Pines. (smth143)

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SH 49
Jefferson, TX 75657

Price: $279,000 Price Per Acre: $1950
Acreage: 143.080
Status: Active MLS #: 20210084
School District: Jefferson
County: Marion

Land Description: 

  • Some of the area (65 acres per Seller) has been timber-harvested recently; some still has old-growth hardwoods, especially some large cypress trees along the bayou.
  • Bounded mostly by SH-49 and Black Cypress Bayou, which connects to Big Cypress Bayou southeast of the property and runs into Caddo Lake.
  • Lots of wildlife located in the bottomland habitat for great hunting, photography, viewing.
  • The property is subject to occasional flood in some areas, but there is higher ground which may be appropriate for a cabin, trailer or other structures.
  • There is a power line ROW running East-West through the northern half of the property that gives good driving access to the back part of the property, and can be used for food plots and open hunting area.  Another section of electric line ROW gives drivable access along about 1/3 of the road frontage.
  • Communication, gas and electric lines appear to run along the SH-49 property frontage, but they do not interfere with the use of this tract.
  • Property is under no surface leases at this time.
  • The tract is not being subdivided and must sell in one piece.
  • A new survey may be required, and the survey may document more or less acreage than what is represented in this information.
  • Some area is low and flood-prone (see site sketch).

Survey plat-legal description 143.080 ac.pdf


  • The electric line ROW and several cleared trails give driving access (some ATV, some truck) to many parts of the property.
  • Two large areas in the woods have been cleared for wildlife food plots, feeders and stands.  The cleared areas and the ROWs provide open views for hunting, photography or wildlife viewing.
  • One of the clearings has an overhead light, electric meter, breaker box, and 110 and RV outlets.

Property Reserved Items:   

Owner reserves the Outback Feeders protein feeder and any portable-type hunting stands.

Items Included with the Asking Price of the Property:     

Some box hunting stands will stay with the property; Moultrie-type feeders will stay with the property.  Skinning rack and feeder (with winch) in the “campsite” area will stay with the property.


Per Marion County Appraisal District website, the real estate taxes as of 2020 were approximately $688 based on timber exemptions.  Changing the use of the land could change the tax rate on the affected portion of the property. Taxing entities are:  Marion County, Road & Bridge, Jefferson ISD, and Hospital District.

Utilities and Services: 

While we do our best to provide accurate information about availability of services, sometimes things change.  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, actions, cost and/or other requirements of connecting to utilities:

Water: Tract is in the East Marion County WSC service area (903-665-7727).  No current water meter set at this property, but Xan (lady in EMC-WSC office) says there is water available from north side of TX 49; would require a road bore costing approximately $4000.

Electric: Upshur Rural Co-op (903-843-2536).  Current meter service to one location on tract.

Sewer:  individual septic required.  There may be an old, unused septic tank on the property.

Gas:  none known

Telephone:  unknown

TV:  satellite or antenna

Internet:  satellite or mobile phone hotspot

Waste Disposal:  private provider

Post Office:  Jefferson

Fire Dept:  volunteer

Law Enforcement:  Marion County Sheriff


Approximately 6655 ft on SH 49


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


From intersection of US Hwy 59 and TX Hwy 49 in Jefferson, go E on SH-49 for 2.4 mi to property on R.  Property frontage extends from bridge over Black Cypress Bayou to approx 1900’ NE of FM 248 intersection.  Signs posted at corners and along frontage.

GPS Latitude and Longitude (can copy and paste into Google maps)

32.794426  -94.327468

Restrictions: none known


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 property is suitable for their intended use. We cannot be responsible for errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal or change in price.

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