Named for the man who built the first county courthouse, William E. Dodge, Dodge County was the 134th county established in Georgia. Dodge County was officially created on October 26, 1870. Dodge County was the home of the original Stuckey Candy Plant and was once called the “Candy Capital of Georgia.” The total population of Dodge County is 20,976 including a veteran population of 1,499.Dodge County is a great place to expand your education. Both Mercer University and Middle Georgia State College can be found in Dodge County. Middle Georgia State College offers programs in aviation, mathematics, engineering, and much more. The college also has eight sports teams that have frequent home games.
Many notable people live or have once lived in Dodge County. Former Speaker of the House, Terry Coleman, is from Dodge. Olympic athlete, Martha Hudson and filmmaker, Scott Stuckey are both from Dodge county.
Dodge County is convenient for travelers. Several major highways pass through Dodge County. The county is also home to the Heart of Georgia Regional Airport, which is where students from Middle Georgia State College have aviation classes.
Finance a Home in Dodge
Contact VA Home Loan Centers to apply for a VA home loan.
Dodge County Property Search
VA approved properties can be found in the following areas:
Chauncey, Chester, Eastman, Milan, Rhine
Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for a list of VA approved properties.
Dodge County Approved Condos
There are not currently any VA approved condos located in Dodge County. To get your condo approved, click here.
The closest VFW post is located in Cochran, Ga.
Post 6077 Pulaski County Post
514 Jim Wimberly Rd
Cochran, GA 31014-2215
Phone: (478) 231-4167
Meeting Location & Time
255 Lower River Road
Hawkinsville, GA 31036
7:30 PM 3rd Monday
Quartermaster: Denisa Adams
Commander: Charles Glotzbach
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Dodge 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/