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Bond County, Illinois VA Property Information

bond county IL2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Bond County is $548,250.

Located in south central Illinois, Bond County was originally formed in 1817 from a portion of Madison County. The county is rich in history and is home to a strong school district. For those interested in continuing their education, there are several college options located near Bond County. Bond County hosts many fun and exciting annual events. For a quiet community with all the amenities you need to thrive, consider Bond County. The county encompasses a total area of 383 square miles, 380 miles of which is land, and 2.5 square miles of which is water. The total population is 17,269, including a veteran population of 1,458.

History lovers can’t miss out on the many museums and historical locations located in Bond County. The 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, once spoke in Bond County. The location of Abraham Lincoln’s speech is marked by a large stone and plaque that can be viewed by the public. The American Farm Heritage Museum has exhibits showcasing early agricultural life. The Greenville Public Library and Old Main Almira College are both National Registered Historic Places in Bond County.

There are over five school districts in Bond County that all have experienced and helpful teachers on staff. There are also many afterschool resources available in Bond County for children and adults. The great libraries scattered along the county make great places for studying and reading. The schools have several sports teams that are sure to interest almost any child, including basketball, football, track and field, and more!

Greenville College is a great option for those looking to continue their education. Greenville College is an accredited four-year school that offers many different majors, minors, and additional courses. The athletic teams of Greenville College host many games throughout the year. The University of Illinois has an extended campus in proximity to Bond County. Veterans interested in returning to school should look into the GI Bill benefits.

The many fun and exciting events give Bond County a flavor all its own! One of the largest festivals is the Agave Music Festival, which is a large Christian music festival. The festival is run by students at Greenville College, and brings out much of the community. TobyMac, Relient K, Owl City, and Switchfoot are just a few of the famous acts that have played AgapeFest. Another great event held in Bond County is the Greenville Graffiti Car Show, which is one of the largest car shows in the area.

The Veterans Assistance Commission, several American Legions, and many more veteran resources are located near Bond County. Bond County offers a Veterans Cash Grant Program, which uses lottery ticket sales to help support veteran needs. Veterans living in Illinois are offered many benefits, including disability compensation and property tax exemption. The median housing cost is $103,300, and the median household income is $48,163.

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Bond County Property Search

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For help finding a VA-approved property in Bond County, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

Bond County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Bond County. Obtaining condo approval is easy! Find out how to get VA condo approval by clicking here.

VFW Post

Post 1377 Bond County Memorial Post
PO Box 173
Greenville, IL 62246-0173
United States
Phone: (618) 664-1615

Meeting Location & Time
2043 S 4th St
Greenville, IL 62246
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Wednesday

Quartermaster: Donald Buchanan
Max Sussenbach

Post 6628 Panama Post
PO Box 850
Panama, IL 62077-0850
United States
Phone: (217) 537-3230

Meeting Location & Time
329 Main St
Panama, IL 62077
United States
7:30 PM 3rd Wednesday

Quartermaster: Eugene Mc Cario
Michael Mc Cario

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Bond 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/
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