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Edwards County, Illinois VA Loan Information

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

Located in southeastern Illinois, Edwards County is in proximity to larger cities and several natural areas. Encompassing a total area of 223 square miles, Edwards County is the fourth-smallest county in Illinois. The county gets its name from Ninian Edwards, who was the governor of Illinois at one point. Edwards County is perfect for those looking for a place with a small-town feel and friendly neighbors. Possessing an interesting history, the county has several locations on the National Register of Historic Places. The total population is 6,617, including a veteran population of 556.

A bend of the vast Wabash River flows through Edwards County. For some of the best swimming and boating opportunities be sure to spend a day at the river. The many fish living in Wabash River make it a paradise for avid fishers. Another waterway in Edwards County is Bonpas Creek. Bonpas Creek is a popular spot for canoeing and rafting. If you are a fan of aquatic activities, then you will love Edwards County. If you love camping, then be sure to take advantage of the many camping areas located along the waterways of Edwards County.

History buffs are sure to enjoy the many historical locations in Edwards County. The Edwards County Courthouse Square provides a beautiful location with architecture showcasing the ingenuity of early Edwards County residents. The courthouse, a historical jail, and a pagoda are just a few of the historical structures that can be seen at the Edwards County Courthouse Square. The Square also features a Veterans Memorial Arch. Other historical locations in Edwards County include the Moravian Church and the Albion Library.

Come to one of the exciting festivals held annually in Edwards County for some real fun with the community. Pork Day USA is a large celebration, featuring delicious food and fun games. Local cooks bring their best pork chop recipes, and the festival ends with a parade! Another great festival in Edwards County is the Edwards County Fair. The Fair features arts and crafts tables, food vendors, live entertainment, and more. Entertainment at the Edwards County Fair includes motocross, a demolition derby, and harness racing.

The Veterans Affairs Department, VA Vincennes Clinic, and Evansville VA Health Care Center are all located in proximity to Edwards County. Veterans living in Illinois are offered a number of benefits, including property tax exemption eligibility. The median housing cost in Edwards County is $65,800, and the median household income is $39,075.

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Edwards County Property Search

Albion, Grayville, Bone Gap, Browns, West Salem, Black, Blood, Ellery, Samsville

62460, 62806, 62823, 62844, 62466, 62815, 62833, 62818, 62476

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Edwards County Condo Search

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VFW Post

Post 8222 Edwards County Memorial Post
31 S 5th St
Albion, IL 62806
United States
Phone: (618) 445-2213

Meeting Location & Time
31 S 5th St
Albion, IL 62806-1116
United States
7:30 PM 3rd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Dennis Gines
Roger Stennett

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Edwards 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/