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Edgar County, Illinois VA Loan Information

edgar cointy il2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Edgar County is $548,250.

Located on the eastern edge of Illinois, Edgar County is in proximity to several cities and natural locations. The county was named after an officer in the Royal Navy, John Edgar. Officially created in 1823, Edgar County possesses a rich history and a strong schooling system. The natural areas of Edgar County make for excellent hunting and fishing opportunities. The local restaurants offer some of the best food that you can find in Illinois. The total population of Edgar County is 17,841, including a veteran population of 1,640.

At the center of Edgar County is the visually-striking Edgar County Courthouse. Built in 1891, the beautiful architecture of the courthouse showcases the inventiveness and creativity of early Edgar County builders. The rich history of Edgar County includes visits from both President Barack Obama and President Abraham Lincoln. Another historical location worth seeing is the France Hotel. Built in 1924, the France Hotel still stands in Paris, IL. Other historical locations in Edgar County include the Asher Morton Farmstead, Shaw-Van Gilder House, and Pine Grove Community Club.

Successful people start off with a good education. The education system in Edgar County strives to make sure children have all the education resources they need. With two public school districts, most of the schools in Edgar County will be convenient to get to no matter where you live. In addition to its excellent public school system, Edgar County also offers several private school options. The local community college is a great place to receive technical training for many different jobs.

For some of the most fun you’ve ever had, be sure to visit the Edgar County Fair. Held each year in the summer, the Edgar County Fair offers activities and entertainment for people of all ages. The Edgar County Fair features its very own carnival with some of the most exciting rides and games. The Fair is also an excellent place to try some of the great food of Edgar County. Other events at the Edgar County Fair include a beauty pageant, harness racing, tractor pull, and more!

The Illinois Department of Affairs and several other veteran resources are located near Edgar County. There is also a large Veterans’ Day celebration in Edgar County. Property tax relief is just one of the many benefits offered to veterans living in Illinois. The median housing cost in Edgar County is $72,900, and the median household income is $42,133.

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Edgar County Property Search

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For an updated list of VA-approved properties in Edgar County, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

Edgar County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos in Edgar County. VA Home Loan Centers can help you obtain condo approval on almost any condo. Click here to find out how!

VFW Post

Post 3601 General Hill Post
601 W Court St
Paris, IL 61944-1617
United States
Phone: (217) 466-3111

Meeting Location & Time
601 W Court St
Paris, IL 61944-1617
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Wednesday

Quartermaster: Donald Haupt
Charles Thomas

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Edgar 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/