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§1‑339.44.  Place of sale.

(a)        Every sale of realproperty shall be held at the courthouse door in the county where the propertyis situated unless the property consists of a single tract situated in two ormore counties.

(b)        A sale of a singletract of real property situated in two or more counties may be held at thecourthouse door in any one of the counties in which any part of the tract issituated, but no sheriff shall hold any sale outside his own county. As used inthis section, a "single tract" means any tract which has a continuousboundary, regardless of whether parts thereof may have been acquired atdifferent times or from different persons or whether it may have beensubdivided into other units or lots, or whether it is sold as a whole or in parts.

(c)        A sale of personalproperty may be held at any place in his county designated by the sheriff inthe notice of sale. (1949, c. 719, s. 1.)