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Alexander County, Illinois VA Property Information

alexander county il2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Alexander County is $548,250.

Alexander County is the most southern county in the State of Illinois. Made from a portion of Union County, Alexander County was officially created in 1819. Home partly to the Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge and the Shawnee National Forest, Alexander County is great for nature lovers. The Mississippi River flows through Alexander County, making it perfect for those that love aquatic activities. The county has a total surface area of 253 square miles, 236 miles of which is land, and 17 miles of which is water. Alexander County is rich in history and possesses a friendly community. The total population is 7,492, including a veteran population of 678.

There is no shortage of places to hunt or fish in Alexander County. Thanks to the numerous lakes and forests, hunters and fishers from all over Illinois visit Alexander County. There are several hunting clubs for avid hunters to join, including Brown’s Hunting Club, East Side Hunting Club, and more. There are also many natural areas that provide the perfect location for weekend camping trips. Geese, waterfowl, deer, and rabbits are just a few of the game animals that can be found in Alexander County. The local lakes are full of a variety of fish species and are great places for taking out your boat.

If you love camping, then be sure to visit one of the local campgrounds in Alexander County. There are campgrounds for RVs and tents that include all of the amenities you need for a fun camping trip. Cave-In-Rock State Park Lodge and Cabins provides cabins that can be rented out for a nightly rate. Some of the other campgrounds in Alexander County include Cedar Lake Campground, Deer Run Campground, 34 Ranch and Campground. 34 Ranch even offers horseback riding along with camping amenities.

If you love orchards, wineries, and farmers markets, then there is no better place in Illinois than Alexander County. There are many farmers markets that provide some of the freshest local food and vegetables. If you are looking for top quality food at bargain prices, then the farmers markets are a can’t miss! The local blueberry and peach orchards are the perfect places to take your family out on the weekend. For a romantic evening, be sure to visit one of the many wineries with the best tasting wines in the state.

Veterans living in Alexander County have many resources, including the Alexander County Veterans Service Center in Cairo, IL. Educational benefits, property tax exemption, and disability compensation are just a few of the great benefits offered to veterans living in Illinois. The median housing cost is $54,400, and the median household income is $26,972.

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VFW Post

Post 2649 Clifford-Mills-Clendenen Post
3313 Sycamore St
Cairo, IL 62914
United States
Phone: (618) 559-3331

Meeting Location & Time
3313 Sycamore
Cairo, IL 62914
United States
6:30 p.m. Fourth Thursday monthly

Quartermaster: Thelbert Moss
David Mason

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Adams County

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


  1. Illinois VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/illinois-va-home-loan-limit/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/