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Screen capture from kinglandwater.com/properties/ford-ranch that shows livestock pens on the Ford Ranch outside Brady, Texas. (Photo: King Land and Water)

The San Angelo City Council voted Tuesday to allow the city to negotiate the sale of roughly 8,332 acres of the Ford Ranch. 

The property is being sold to Korban Ranches for no less than $1,400 per acre, according to a city news release issued Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. 

View the Ford Ranch brochure 

This is the largest portion yet of Ford Ranch authorized for sale by the City.

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Ford Ranch is a property in Melvin roughly 11 miles outside Brady and included 32,841 acres when acquired by the City. The ranch was