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Christian County, Illinois VA Loan Information

christian county2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Christian County is $548,250.

Located near the center of Illinois, Christian County really is the “heart of Illinois.” With its proximity to the Sangamon River, Christian County is an excellent place for fishing, boating, and other aquatic activities. It’s terrific education system and rich history make the county is a great place to call home! History lovers will enjoy the many historical locations available for visiting in Christian County. The county was created from parts of Sangamon, Montgomery, and Shelby counties on February 15, 1839. The total population is 33,892, including a veteran population of 3,129.

The Sangamon River is a tributary of the Illinois River that flows through the northern portion of Christian County.  The diversity of wildlife and plant life makes the Sangamon River a great place for exploring.  The many species of fish that live in the river are the reason that many fishermen flock to Sangamon. If you are a fan of camping, there are many great campsites for RVs and tents located along the river. The many parks located along the river provide excellent places for picnics and family gatherings.

There are many fun events that are held each year in Christian County. The Pana Heritage Days has exciting rides and delicious food. Entertainment is provided in the form of music and dancing. Another fun event is the Labor Day Parade. The Labor Day Parade brings out over 15,000 people each year and also provides food and entertainment. The Tri-County Fair is a six-day long festival that features rides, games, and food vendors.

If you love learning about history, then don’t miss out on the many nationally registered historic places in Christian County. The Taylorville Chautauqua Auditorium has been showcasing musical acts, lecturers, and other forms of entertainment since 1914. Some of the famous people who have visited the auditorium include William Taft, Helen Keller, and Alvin York. Kitchell Park is a park that was built in 1908 and has been visited by many famous speakers. Other historical locations in Christian County include the Bolivia Road Bridge, Illinois State Bank Building, and Louis Jehle House.

The Illinois Veteran Affairs Department, several VFWs, and other veteran resources are located in proximity to Christian County. Benefits provided to veterans include disability compensation, tax breaks, healthcare, and many more. The median housing cost in Christian County is $82,400, and the median household income is $45,145.

Find the Perfect Home in Christian County

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Christian County Property Search

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Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for help finding a VA-approved property in Christian County.

Christian County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Christian County. For help obtaining condo approval, click here.

VFW Posts

Post 4495 Taylorville Post
Taylorville VFW Post 4495
515 N West Ave
Taylorville, IL 62568
United States
Phone: (217) 824-2115

Meeting Location & Time
515 N. West Avenue
Taylorville, IL 62568
United States
7:30 PM 2nd & 4th Mondays

Quartermaster: Anthony Durbin
David Brasche

Post 6577 Tacusah Post
PO Box 158
Assumption, IL 62510
United States
Phone: (217) 226-3544

Meeting Location & Time
129 N Chestnut St
Assumption, IL 62510-1003
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Tuesday

Quartermaster: John Bonn
Norman Bethard

Post 4431 Pana Post
107 N Poplar
Pana, IL 62557
United States
Phone: (217) 562-2534

Meeting Location & Time
107 N Poplar St
Pana, IL 62557
United States
7:00 PM 1st Monday

Quartermaster: Nelson Aumann
Matthew Baldwin

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Christian 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/