There are a number of websites, search engines, and YouTube channels available to help you find land, and set up your homestead. The following sections contain short lists of some of my favorite online resources. Many of these content creators have also written books, which are good to have on hand in the event that you ever lose internet or choose to go completely off-grid. I’m sure you’ll find many more helpful sites as you go forward with your land search.      

The One Book You Need for Survival or Homesteading

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

Search Engines for Rural Real Estate and Land

LandWatch

Land and Farm

Lands of America

FARMFLIP

Land Lease Exchange         

Zillow

realtor.com

trulia

Redfin

Craigslist

Facebook Marketplace        

Rural Vacant Land

Compass Land USA

Land.com
Provides links to other land search sites.

AgentPro247

LandGlide

HUNT app from onXmaps

Google Earth

County Public Records and GIS Maps     
Websites will vary from county to county. Some counties may not post all the information you need on their websites. You might have to make a good old-fashioned phone call or two.

Homesteader Resources for Finding Land

Homesteading Family          
https://www.youtube.com/c/HomesteadingFamily?app=desktop

Better Together Life

Red Tool House – Homestead

Mountain Roots       

Becky’s Homestead  
https://www.youtube.com/c/Beckyshomestead

General Homesteading Resources

Off-Grid With Doug and Stacy
https://www.youtube.com/c/OFFGRIDwithDOUGSTACY/videos

Homesteading Family         
Links given in the previous section.  

Edible Acres
https://www.youtube.com/c/edibleacres/featured

Justin Rhodes

Joel Salatin

Melissa K. Norris – Modern Homesteading
https://www.youtube.com/c/MelissaKNorris

Amy Fewell – The Fewell Homestead
https://www.youtube.com/c/thefewellhomestead

Rain Country

Weed ‘em & Reap
https://www.youtube.com/c/Weedemandreap

The Survival Gardening Channel with David the Good
https://www.youtube.com/c/davidthegood

Sow the Land
https://www.youtube.com/c/SowtheLand

The Fit Farmer – Mike Dickson

You Can’t Eat the Grass
https://www.youtube.com/c/YouCantEatTheGrass

Jill Winger – Old Fashioned on Purpose
https://www.youtube.com/c/theprairiehomestead

Mike Reed Outdoors

Exploring Alternatives
https://www.youtube.com/c/ExploringAlternatives/videos

Living Traditions Homestead
https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingTraditionsHomestead/featured

Perma Pasture Farms
https://www.youtube.com/c/PermaPasturesFarm21/featured

Guildbrook Farm
https://www.youtube.com/c/Guildbrookfarm/featured

Old Alabama Gardener

Fouch Family Off Grid

An American Homestead
https://www.youtube.com/c/Anamericanhomestead

Farmhouse Teas
https://www.youtube.com/c/FarmhouseTeas

Nourishing Days

Plant Abundance

Steve Solomon’s goodreads Page

John Jeavons

Geoff Lawton

Renewed Homestead

Greg Judy Regenerative Rancher
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi8jM5w49UezskDWBGyKq5g/featured

Deep South Homestead
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUuuFD-Mv2s

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