Established in 1837, Dade County was named for Major Francis Langhorne Dade. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Dade County is one of the most beautiful locations in all of Georgia. Its proximity to the mountains gives Dade County a serene and peaceful feel that is unmatched by many places. The county is near two of the largest cities in Georgia, Atlanta and Nashville. The current population of Dade County is around 16,389, including a veteran population of 1,342.
If you enjoy spending time outdoors, then there are few places better than Dade County. There are numerous opportunities for hang-gliding, hiking, camping, and more in Dade County. In fact, the largest hand gliding training facility, Lookout Mountain Flight Park, is located in Dade County. Only a short drive away is the Chattooga River and the Upper Oconee. These two rivers make for excellent whitewater rafting opportunities.
Cave exploration is a popular activity in Dade County. Raccoon Mountain, Ruby Falls, and the Sequoyah Caverns are just a few of the excellent locations for spelunking is Dade County. There are caves for all skill levels. Some of the caves extend to a length of 300 feet. Beautiful rock formations and intricate passages are just a few of the interesting features of these caves.
Cloudland Canyon State Park is a popular destination for visitors from all over the country. The park offers beautiful views of the Georgia landscape. Cloudland Canyon is home to a deep gorge and Sitton’s Gulch Creek. There are several cottages, campsites, and RV parking spots for weekend camping trips. Other beautiful spots to see in Dade County include Lookout Creek, Pigeon Mountain, and the Chattanooga Military Park.
The median housing cost in Dade County is $112,880, and the median household income is $43,205.
Finance Your Next Home
Contact VA Home Loan Centers to apply for a VA home loan.
Dade County Property Search
VA approved properties for Dade County can be found in the following areas:
Rising Fawn, Trenton, Wildwood, Davis, West Brow, New Salem, New Home
Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for a list of VA approved properties.
Dade County Approved Condos
There are not currently any VA approved condos located in Dade County. If you would like to get, a condo approved, click here.
The closest VFW post is in Jasper, Tenn.
Post 6362 Sequatchie Valley Post
PO Box 294
Jasper, TN 373470294
Phone: (423) 942-4035
Meeting Location & Time
102 Pine Ave
Jasper, TN 37347
6:30 PM 2nd Tuesday
Quartermaster: John Carson
Commander: Danny Pegg
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Dade 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/