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Adams County, Illinois VA Property Information

adams County IL2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Adams County is $548,250.

Located on the western edge of Illinois, Adams County was named after the sixth President of the United States, John Adams. The county was officially created from a portion of Pike County in 1825. With over 16 square miles of water, Adams County is a great place for lovers of fishing, boating, and other aquatic activities. Home to part of the Great River National Wildlife Refuge, the county is perfect for nature lovers. Adams County encompasses a total area of 855 square miles. The county seat of Quincy, IL is a hub for arts, culture, and excellent restaurants. The total population of Adams County is 66,988, including a veteran population of 5,862.

Visitors to Adams County often go to Quincy, IL, the county seat and largest city in the county. The city has a strong art and music culture that can be seen through its many art showings, concerts, and more! The Muddy River Opera Company is the best place to visit to check out the latest musical or play. Muddy River also hosts the Big Dam Film Festival each year to showcase filmmakers from all over the country. The Quincy Mall is a huge shopping center with all of the stores you need for a great shopping adventure. Forbes Magazine even named Quincy the eighth “Best Small City to Raise a Family” in 2010.

Encompassing over 11,600 acres of lush forest and sparkling rivers, the Great River National Wildlife Refuge is a must-see for any nature lover. If you are a fan of bird watching, then you will love the abundance of shorebirds, songbirds, and waterfowl that can be found in Great River. The Great River National Wildlife Refuge is an excellent place for a beautiful hike or bike ride. The refuge is also great for camping, thanks to the many campsites and camping amenities. The bodies of water in the Great River National Wildlife Refuge provide great fishing and boating opportunities.

To get the best sense of the community of Adams County you have to go to the Adams County Fair. This isn’t your average county fair. At the Adams County Fair, there are rides, famous musicians, and even a roller coaster! The fair also has some the best food around, plus the most fun games. The Adams County Fair hosts a beauty pageant each year that showcases the beautiful local women. Veterans are honored at the fair with a military salute.

Adams County has several great health facilities and a thriving school system. People looking to continue their education should consider Quincy University, John Wood Community College, or the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing. Quincy University offers degrees in business, education, social sciences, humanities, and much more! John Wood Community College is perfect for those looking to enter the workforce quickly.

The Illinois Veterans’ Home, several VFWs, and many other veteran resources are located in Adams County. Veterans living in Illinois are offered employment benefits, property tax exemption, housing assistance, and more. The median housing cost in Adams County is $104,200, and the median household income is $45,073.

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Adams County Property Search

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For help finding a condo, home, or other type of property in Adams County, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

Adams County Condo Search

Address: 723 PINE RIDGE DR. QUINCY  IL  62305  ADAMS
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 04/24/2013
Review Completion Date: 05/15/2013

Address: QUINCY  IL  62305  ADAMS
Status:  Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/24/2012
Review Completion Date: 05/25/2012

For help obtaining VA condo approval, contact VA Home Loan Centers.

VFW Post

Post 5129 Quincy Post
600 Payson Ave
Quincy, IL 62301
United States
Phone: (217) 224-7377

Meeting Location & Time
600 Payson Ave
Quincy, IL 62301
United States
7:00 PM 1st Friday

Quartermaster: William Welsh
Ronald Kimbrell

Post 5410 Central Adams County Post
2581 N 1850th Ave
Camp Point, IL 62320
United States
Phone: (217) 593-6543

Meeting Location & Time
Hwy 24
Paloma, IL 62359
United States
6:30 PM 3rd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Stephen Moore
Darryl Hunsaker

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Adams County

  • Single Family: $420
  • Mukti Family: $550
  • Individual Condo: $425
  • Manufactured: $425
  • Repair Inspection: $100


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