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Cass County, Illinois VA Loan Information

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

Cass County is located near the center of Illinois and is the perfect place if you love the outdoors. With its proximity to three major rivers, Cass County is one of the best places in Illinois for fishing and boating. The county was named after a general in the War of 1812, Lewis Cass. Cass County is rich in history and possesses a thriving school district. Formed in 1837, Cass County was created from a portion of Morgan County. Each year, Cass County hosts several festivals and events that bring out much of the community. The total population is 13,156, including a veteran population of 982.

There are three major rivers located in Cass County, the Illinois, Little Sangamon, and Sangamon. A tributary of the Mississippi River, the Illinois River spans 273 miles and is a local favorite for boating and swimming. The Sangamon River offers scenic views of the Illinois wilderness as you travel down it on your boat or canoe. The rivers in Cass County are home to many different fish species, which make them excellent locations for avid fishers. The rivers are also great locations for camping.

Located partly in Cass County, the Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge is 5,255 acres of wetland and forest. Many different species of plant and animals make their home in the national refuge, making it an excellent location for exploring. There are several bodies of water, great for boating, fishing, and swimming. If you love camping, then be sure to take advantage of one of the many campsites at the Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge. A great place to visit for camping, hiking, fishing, and more is the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area.

Cass County possesses a lot of history, especially with President Abraham Lincoln. Beardstown, IL is the site of the famous Lincoln/Douglas debate. It is also home to the Lincoln Museum, which features plenty of information on the sixteenth President of the United States. The museum also hosts guest speakers. The courtroom where Lincoln first practiced law is located in Cass County, and still stands as a remembrance of Lincoln’s past. Other historical locations in Cass County include the Beardstown Grand Opera House and the Andrew Cunningham Farm.

Be sure to visit one of the many annual events in Cass County for some of the most fun you’ve ever had! The Virginia Bar-B-Que is a large celebration of the popular food. If you love barbeque, fresh vegetables, or are just looking for a great time, then go to the Virginia Bar-B-Que. The barbeque also features games, carnival rides, music, and even a parade!

There is a Department of Veteran Affairs Office and several other veteran resources located in Cass County. Veterans living in Illinois are offered a multitude of great benefits that can be found on the Illinois Veterans Page. The median housing cost is $76,100, and the median household income is $45,734.

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Cass County Property Search

Arenzville, Ashland, Beardstown, Bluff Springs, Chandlerville, Hagener, Newmansville, Panther Creek, Philadelphia, Sangamon Valley, Virginia

62618, 62622, 62691, 62670, 62644, 23314, 62673, 62627, 62612, 62611

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Cass County Condo Search

Condo Name (ID): 1637 WEST OLIVE CONDOMINIUM (002379)
Address: 1637 WEST OLIVE CHICAGO  IL  60660  CASS
Status: Pending
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 03/23/2015
Review Completion Date: Unavailable

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VFW Post

Post 3546 Ashland Post
PO Box 124
Ashland, IL 62612
United States
Phone: (217) 476-3360

Meeting Location & Time
101 N Yates St
Ashland, IL 62612
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Monday

Quartermaster: Daniel Larakers
Commander: Owen Long

Post 1239 Guthrie-Pierce Post
610 E 4th St
Beardstown, IL 62618
United States
Phone: (217) 323-2127

Meeting Location & Time
610 E 4th St
Beardstown, IL 62618-1311
United States
6:30 PM 2nd Thursday

Quartermaster: Earl Stevens
James Park

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Cass County

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


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