The legal description is the method used to describe a particular parcel of land. Legal descriptions uniquely describe only the subject area, without ambiguity. The most common methods of describing land are:

  • By reference of distance from a known line of location and bearing to a parallel line, and the section, township, and range. Referred to as a footage description.
  • By reference to a lot and/or a block within an existing platted subdivision
  • By a combination of methods

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