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Franklin County, Texas VA Home Loan Information

2021 VA Home Loan Limit: $0 down up to $5,000,000* (Subject to lender limits) /2 open VA loans at one time $548,250* (Call 888-573-4496 for details).

Located in northeastern Texas, Franklin County is the perfect example of Texas culture, featuring great food and friendly people. Everyone is sure to have a great time in the county, thanks to the huge diversity of local attractions. Those that enjoy the outdoors are sure to love all the beautiful waterways, campgrounds, and parks in the county. A multitude of fun and exciting events are hosted in the county, where you can try some of the best local food. Franklin County was officially founded on in March 1875, and is believed to have been named after Benjamin Cromwell Franklin, who was the first appointed judge of Texas. The current population of the county is 10,607, including a veteran population of 882.

A great time is waiting at any of the fun and interesting attractions in Franklin County! Located in a firehouse station that has been standing since the 1940s, the Fire Station Museum features historic photographs, art exhibits, and a Don Meredith memorabilia exhibit. The Bankhead Highway Visitors Center also features many interesting exhibits, and is housed within the former home of a Civil War soldier. Learn about the railroad history of the county at the Old Depot Museum. Other interesting attractions in the area include the Cultural Arts Center and the Old Jail Art Museum.

Enjoy in all your favorite outdoor activities at any of the beautiful outdoor spots in Franklin County. Home to miles of scenic trails, the West End Nature Preserve is the perfect place to see some of the county’s amazing wildlife. The West End Nature Preserve also offers great views of Cypress Creek. Named “One of the Most Beautiful Lakes in Texas,” Lake Cypress Springs is a can’t miss for any nature-lover! Enjoy in the convenient fishing piers and boat ramps for a relaxing day of fishing. Lake Cypress Springs also feature several areas for picnics and camping.

You can’t miss out on any of the exciting events held in Franklin County throughout the year! The Mount Vernon Food and Wine Festival is a favorite of locals, featuring delicious dishes and some of the area’s best wines. The Mount Vernon Food and Wine Festival also features cooking demonstrations and children’s activities. Other great events held in the county include CountryFest and performances by Mount Vernon Music.

The Franklin County Veterans’ Services Office is just one of the many nearby veteran resources. The median housing cost in the county is $116,600, and the median household income is $42,65.

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VFW Post

Post 3992 Franklin County Post
5576 FM 3122
Mount Vernon, TX 75457
United States
Phone: (903) 860-2677

Meeting Location & Time
5576 FM 3122
Mount Vernon, TX 75457
United States
7:00 pm 1st Monday

Quartermaster: Ronald Gibson
Commander: Cathy Small

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Franklin County

Single Family: $500
Multi-Family: $550
Condo: $525


Texas VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/texas-va-home-loan-limits/
VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/