Calhoun County, Georgia is famous for offering some of the best hunting and fishing in America. The county is named for the seventh Vice President of the United States, John C. Calhoun. The county was officially created on Feb. 20, 1854. Former President Jimmy Carter’s father, James Earl Carter, is from Calhoun County.
Calhoun County offers several fun festivals during the year. The Still Pond Vineyard & Winery holds three festivals each year. The festivals held by Still Pond include a Bud Break Bash and an annual Grape Stomp. The oldest festival in Georgia, May Day, is held in Calhoun County. The Billie Lane King Cotton Charity Horse Show and the Harvest Festival are both famous events held in Calhoun County.
Calhoun County has a large farming community. The landscape and weather make Calhoun County a great place to raise livestock. The county supports its strong agricultural background.
Calhoun County has an extensive health care system, complete with five different facilities. Calhoun Memorial Hospital, Calhoun Nursing Home, R.E. Jennings Medical Clinic, Willowood Assisted Living Facility, and Calhoun Rehabilitation Services are the great health care facilities located in Calhoun County.
The veteran population in Calhoun County is 420 with a total population of 6,463 residents. The median household income is $26,986, and the median housing cost is $53,000. Disabled veterans in Calhoun County are eligible for property tax exemption.
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Calhoun County Property Search
Arlington, Edison, Leary, Morgan, Burmuda, Commissary Hill, Cordrays Mill, Dickey, Folks, Holt, Moye, Oak Hill, Parksville, Turman, Williamsburg
Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for a current list of VA approved properties.
VA Loan Approved Condos
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The closest VFW post is located in Dawson, Ga.
Post 5743 Terrell County Post
2340 Albany Hwy
Dawson, GA 39842
Phone: (229) 995-5152
Meeting Location & Time
204 Plains Hwy
Dawson, GA 39842-3491
6:00 PM 2nd Thursday
Quartermaster: James Weathersby
Commander: Ernest Kennedy
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Calhoun County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
- Georgia VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/georgia-va-home-loan-limit/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/