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Douglas County, Illinois VA Loan Information

douglas county IL2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Douglas County is $548,250.

For a beautiful wilderness setting with some of the friendliest people around, you have to come to Douglas County, Illinois. Rich in history, Douglas County has many locations that will be very interesting to history lovers. The county was created from a portion of Coles County in 1859. The county was named after a former United States Senate member, Stephen A. Douglas. Encompassing a total area of 417 square miles, Douglas County is located in south-central Illinois. The total population of the county is 19,889, including a veteran population of 1,403.

Do you love the outdoors? Then you will love Douglas County! Douglas County has a multitude of places to enjoy the wonderful forests and fields of Illinois. There are several rivers and ponds in the county that make excellent locations for fishing and boating. The many boat ramps make boating in Douglas County very easy. If you are a fan of camping, then be sure to take advantage of the many RV and tent camping spots scattered in Douglas County.

Be sure to visit the Streibich Blacksmith Shop if you are interested in history. The blacksmith shop was built 1870 and supplied most of the farming equipment to Douglas County. The first electric power plant in Douglas County was started by Ignatius Streibich in the blacksmith shop. Streibich Blacksmith Shop still stands in Newman, Illinois and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. Another location in Douglas County that is on the National Register of Historic Places is the Arcola Carnegie Public Library.

To learn even more about the history of Douglas County, be sure to visit the Douglas County Museum. The Museum features important items that have been preserved to teach future generations about the history of Douglas County. Artifacts in the Museum include historical clothing, military medical tools, and an electric arc lantern that dates back to the 1880s. The Douglas County Museum hosts frequent contests, entertainment, and charity events.

Veterans living in Illinois are offered many great benefits, including disability compensation, tax breaks, employment benefits, healthcare, and much more! The median housing cost in Douglas County is $99,300, and the median household income is $52,741.

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VFW Posts

Post 10009 T. K. Martin Memorial Post
501 N Ohio St
Tuscola, IL 61953
United States
Phone: (217) 253-3926

Meeting Location & Time
107 W South Central
Tuscola, IL 61953
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Thursday

Quartermaster: Paul Wisovaty
Sean Conner

Post 7862 Ghere-Pullen-Reinheimer Post
391 West Jefferson St
Arcola, IL 61910
United States
Phone: (217) 268-3557

Meeting Location & Time
108 E Main St
Arcola, IL 61910
United States
7:00 pm 2nd Thursday

Quartermaster: Robert Clark
James Thorne

Post 2876 Walter Jones Post
PO Box 81
Villa Grove, IL 61956-0081
United States
Phone: (217) 832-3051

Meeting Location & Time
9-11 S Main St
Villa Grove, IL 61956-1522
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Wednesday

Quartermaster: Michael Reinhart
Kelly Chapman

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Douglas County

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


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