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Elmore County, Idaho VA Property Information

elmore county idaho2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Elmore County is $548,250.

Settlers originally moved to Elmore County because it was one of the greatest producers of gold and silver in the 1860s. Located in southern Idaho, Elmore County was originally established on February 7, 1889. With several large peaks and flowing rivers, the county is a great place to enjoy nature. The total area of Elmore County is 3,101 square miles, 3,075 miles of which is land, and 26 miles of which is water. Thanks to the many bodies of water, Elmore County is an excellent location for aquatic activities. The total population is 26,094, including a veteran population of 4,308.

Excellent hiking, mountain biking, and horse riding opportunities are plentiful in Elmore County. For experienced hikers, Snowyside Peak is a great place. Standing at an elevation of 10,651 feet, Snowyside Peak is the largest peak in Elmore County. Beautiful views can be seen from most areas around Snowyside Peak. The area around Snowyside Peak is also a great place for camping and having a picnic.

Lovers of nature will enjoy the many great places to view the diverse plant and animal life of Idaho in Elmore County. Avid birdwatchers will absolutely love the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. The Conservation Area is home to golden eagles, raptors, and many other beautiful species of birds. Other animal species in the Conservation Area include ground squirrels, jackrabbits, and a dense population of badgers. Another beautiful natural area in Elmore County is the Sawtooth National Forest, which is home to 243 bird species, 78 mammal species, 28 reptile species, and 29 fish species.

Thanks to the Snake River, Elmore County is a great place for boating, swimming, canoeing, and more! The many fish species in the Snake River make it a favorite of local fishers. If you are looking for a place for a lovely picnic with friends and family, consider the Snake River. There is nothing more relaxing than sitting in the sun while listening to the sounds of the river. Another river that flows through Elmore County is the Boise River.

The Mountain Home Air Force Base is a US Air Force installation in Elmore County. The base is home to the 366th Fighter Wing and the Air Combat Command. The Idaho State Veterans Home, Veterans Service Division Office, and several other veteran resources are located in proximity to Elmore County. Idaho offers many benefits to its veterans, including tax breaks, educational benefits, and employment benefits.

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Elmore County Property Search

Glenns Ferry, Mountain Home, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Atlanta, Dixie, Featherville, Hammett, King Hill, Pine

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For a list of VA-approved properties located in Elmore County or for help finding a real estate agent, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

Elmore County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Elmore County. For help getting a condo approved, click here.

VFW Post

Post 5423 Mountain Home Air Force Base Post
1127 SE Hamilton Rd
Mountain Home, ID 83647-5962
United States
Phone: (208) 587-3503

Meeting Location & Time
515 E 2nd S
Mountain Home, ID 83647
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Wednesday

Quartermaster: Eugene Narramore
Norman Rhoades

Post 3646 Glenns Ferry Post
PO Box 483
Glenns Ferry, ID 83623
United States
Phone: (208) 366-2710

Meeting Location & Time
132 E 5th St.
Glenns Ferry, ID 83623
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Thursday

Quartermaster: John Frank
Dale Smith

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Elmore County

  • Single Family Residence: $600
  • Condominium: $650
  • Residential Duplex: $700
  • Residential Triplex: $750
  • Residential Fourplex: $800
  • Manufactured Home: $650
  • Repair Inspection $150


  1. Idaho VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/idaho-va-home-loan-limit/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/