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Cumberland County, Illinois VA Loan Information

cumberland IL2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Cumberland County is $548,250.

Encompassing a total area of 347 square miles, Cumberland County is one of the smaller counties in Illinois. The county was officially created in 1843 by the Illinois State Legislature. Cumberland County was named after the first major highway improved in the United States, National Road, also known as Cumberland Road. The county is located near the center of Illinois and possesses a thriving school system and rich history. If you are looking for a quiet place to kick back and relax, then there are few better places than Cumberland County. The total population of the county is 10,833, including a veteran population of 982.

The Cumberland County school system is one of the best in the area. Offering schools with many amenities and the best instructors, your child is sure to receive a good education in Cumberland County. There are also many after-school resources in Cumberland County, including libraries and YMCA’s. The school system is made up of a high school, middle school, and elementary school. There are multiple clubs and sports teams offered by the Cumberland County School District. There is sure to be an organization to interest your child in Cumberland County.

There are several higher education facilities located near Cumberland County, great for those looking to continue their education. Those who want the four-year college experience should consider Eastern Illinois University, which is only a short drive from Cumberland County. Eastern Illinois University offers majors and minors in a variety of subjects. Master’s Degrees Programs are also offered at Eastern Illinois University. Another great school to consider is Lake Land College, which offers low-cost programs and degrees. If you are looking to enter the workforce quickly, then Lake Land College may be a great option! Education benefits for veterans can be found here.

If you love learning about history, then be sure to visit one of the Nationally Registered Historic Places in Cumberland County. The Thornton Ward Estate is a large estate built in the early 1870’s by the Ward family. The Thornton Ward Estate is a great place to see early American architecture. The Cumberland County Courthouse was built in 1887 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 11, 1981. The Greenup Commercial Historic District features many historic buildings that have been standing since the late 1800’s.

There is a National Guard base located a short drive from Cumberland County. Veterans living in Illinois are offered many benefits, including educational and healthcare benefits. The median household income in Cumberland County is $43,958, and the median housing cost is $83,800.

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Cumberland County Property Search

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VA Home Loan Centers can help you find a VA-approved home, condo, or other type of property. For an updated list of VA-approved properties in Cumberland County, contact VA Home Loan Centers.

Cumberland County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Cumberland County. For help getting a condo approved, click here.

VFW Posts

Post 4598 Cumberland County Post
PO Box 647
Greenup, IL 62428
United States
Phone: (217) 923-3913

Meeting Location & Time
106 S Mill Street
Greenup, IL 62428
United States
1900 hrs Second Thursday Each

Quartermaster: Cathy Cox
James Washburn

Post 5762 Casey Post
300 S Central Ave
PO BOX 276
Casey, IL 62420
United States
Phone: (217) 932-5762

Meeting Location & Time
300 S Central
Casey, IL 62420
United States
8:00 PM 2nd Wednesday

Quartermaster: William Wofford
Jerry Snearley

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Cumberland 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/