22-250 Ammo For Sale

Especially popular among prairie dog hunters, the .22-250 is known for its ability to remain on course in windy conditions. Some hunters use .22-250 ammo for deer hunting, but it mainly shines in long-range varmint and predator hunting uses. Learn More

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  1. Sellier and Bellot 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain SP Ammunition

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    $16.29 Price

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  2. Sellier Bellot 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain SBT Ammunition

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    $17.50 Price

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    • 87.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • 3680 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1654 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Sellier and Bellot SKU SB22250A
    • UPC 754908510863
  3. Federal Fusion 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain SP Ammunition

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    $18.50 Price

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    • American-made Hunting
    • 92.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • 3600 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1583 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Federal SKU F22250FS1
    • UPC 029465061593
  4. Remington 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 50 Grain JHP Ammunition

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    $19.75 Price

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    • American-made Range
    • 98.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • 3820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1620 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Remington SKU L22504
    • UPC 047700385808
  5. Remington 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain PSP Ammunition

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    $21.00 Price

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    • American-made Range
    • $1.05 Cost Per Round
    • 3680 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1654 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Remington SKU R22501
    • UPC 047700051208
  6. Hornady 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 40 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

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    $21.00 Price

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    • American-made Discount Range
    • $1.05 Cost Per Round
    • 4150 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1529 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 8335
  7. Hornady Superformance 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 50 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

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    $21.50 Price

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    • American-made Hunting
    • $1.08 Cost Per Round
    • 4000 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1776 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 83366
    • UPC 090255833669
  8. Federal Premium 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain Nosler Ballistic Tip Ammunition

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    $22.00 Price

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    • American-made Range
    • $1.10 Cost Per Round
    • 3670 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1645 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Federal SKU P22250F
    • UPC 029465096588
  9. Winchester Ballistic SilverTip 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain Polymer Tipped Ammunition

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    $25.00 Price

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    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • 55 Grain
    • Polymer Tipped Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • $1.25 Cost Per Round
    • 3680 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1654 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Winchester SKU SBST22250B
    • UPC 020892213920
  10. Black Hills Ammunition 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 36 Grain Varmint Grenade HP Ammunition

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    $33.15 Price

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    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • $1.66 Cost Per Round
    • 4250 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1444 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Black Hills Ammunition SKU 1C22250BHGN3
    • UPC 612710123865
  11. Black Hills Gold Ammunition 22-250 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 50 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

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    • American-made Hunting
    • $1.66 Cost Per Round
    • 3700 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • Black Hills Ammunition SKU 1C22250BHGN1
    • UPC 612710120987
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The .22-250 Remington cartridge was developed as a collaboration between Grosvenor Wotkyns, J.E. Gebby and J.E. Smith in 1937, initially designed as a caliber for long-range varmint hunting up to 400 yards. They modified a .250 Savage case (which itself was modified from a .30-06 cartridge) by decreasing the neck size to accept a .224 caliber bullet. An interesting fact about the .22-250 is that it is possible to load the cartridge to achieve muzzle velocities that range from 1,500 to 4,500 feet per second. Performance across this large spectrum of velocity is reportedly consistent, as grouping is good, independent of velocity. Bullets weigh between 35 and 64 grains, and bullet choices range from PSP to V-Max – allowing a single caliber to accomplish a wide range of tasks.

The .22-250 Remington was no stranger to military service in the 1980s. For urban sniping operations, the Australian Special Air Service employed this cartridge to decrease the risk of ricochet as well as over-penetration.

Most major manufacturers have a rifle available for the .22-250 with many different actions, yet one of the most popular is built by the company that developed the cartridge – Remington. Bolt action is the most common type for these rifles as varmint hunters are partial to them.

The .22-250 maintains its popularity due to its excellent accuracy and mild recoil, and the ammunition is widely available at price points similar to other .22 caliber centerfire ammo. It performs well for a variety of applications over wide ranges (it's even a good choice for hunting deer-sized game as far out as 100 yards), and can be depended upon for consistency. A gun writer once wrote that the cartridge was “boringly accurate,” a reference to the round's predictable performance – certainly no insult for this great varmint cartridge.

22-250 Ballistics: Chart of Average 22-250 Ballistics

Note: This information comes from the manufacturer and is for informational purposes only. The actual ballistics obtained with your firearm can vary considerably from the advertised ballistics. Also, ballistics can vary from lot to lot with the same brand and type load.

22-250 Bullet WEIGHT Muzzle VELOCITY (fps) Muzzle ENERGY (ft. lbs.) TRAJECTORY (in.)
  Muzzle 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. Muzzle 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds.
35 Grain 4450 3736 3128 2598 2125 1539 1085 761 524 351 6.5 0 -4.1 -13.4
40 Grain 4000 3320 2720 2200 1740 1420 980 660 430 265 2 1.8 -3 -16
40 Grain 4150 3553 3033 2570 2151 1530 1121 817 587 411 0.6 0 -4.4 -14.2
45 Grain Green 4000 3293 2690 2159 1696 1598 1084 723 466 287 1.7 1.7 -3.2 -15.7
50 Grain 3725 3264 2641 2455 2103 1540 1183 896 669 491 0.89 0 -5.23 -16.3
52 Grain 3680 3137 2656 2222 1832 1654 1201 861 603 410 2 1.3 -4 -17
55 Grain 3680 3137 2656 2222 1832 1654 1201 861 603 410 2 1.3 -4 -17
60 Grain 3600 3195 2826 2485 2169 1727 1360 1064 823 627 2 2 -2.4 -12.3
64 Grain 3425 2988 2591 2228 1897 1667 1269 954 705 511 1.2 0 -6.4 -20