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Gilmer County, Georgia VA Property Information

Gilmer County VA Home Loan Info2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Gilmer County is $548,250.

Gilmer County is located in Northern Georgia and is named after American statesman and politician, George Rockingham Gilmer. With spectacular views of the North Georgia Mountains, Gilmer County is one of the most scenic locations in the state. Gilmer County was created on December 3, 1832, by the Georgia State Legislature. The current population of Gilmer County is 28,829, including a veteran population of 2,397.

River Park is located along the Coosawatte River and is one of the most popular locations in Gilmer County. The park features several picnic areas, tennis courts, and a playground for children. There is also a three-quarter mile walking track, perfect for those who want to take in the sights while getting some exercise. The river is an excellent location for boating and fishing. Another great park found in Gilmer County is Harrison Park.

The Veterans Memorial Bridge & Garden can be found in River Park. The bridge is 147 feet long and spans the Coosawattee River. The bridge features engraved markers honoring veterans. There are also several marble slabs that include historical documents.

Thanks its proximity to the mountains, Gilmer County is a great place for hiking, mountain biking, and camping. There are over 11 hiking trails and 59 mountain biking trails in Ellijay. There are also several majestic waterfalls located along the hiking trails. Visitors to the mountains can even enjoy zip line tours, horseback riding, and hay rides.

The downtown area of Ellijay is a great place to spend a day or night out. The area is full of excellent restaurants and shopping options. Thanks to the mountain culture, there are woodworking shops, craft shops, and a whiskey distilling facility. The historic downtown area includes the Civil War Library and the Tabor House Historical Society Museum.

Gilmer County holds many fun and exciting annual events. The Apple Arts and the Apple Festival Parade is held each October, and feature games and plenty of great food. The county also has a 4th of July and St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The Christmas Parade, Light Up Ellijay, and Scarecrow Invasion are other fun festivals held in Gilmer County.

Veterans are greatly celebrated in Gilmer County. From the Veterans Memorial Bridge & Garden to the July 4th and Veterans Day celebrations, veterans will feel right at home. Disabled veterans may even be eligible for property tax exemption.

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Gilmer County Property Search

Ellijay, East Ellijay, Cartecay, Cherry Log, Whitestone, Yukon, Kiker, Tails Creek, Whitepath

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

Gilmer County Approved Condos

There are not currently any VA approved condos located in Gilmer County. Getting a condo approved is easy. Find out how to get yours approved by clicking here.

VFW Post

The closest VFW post is located in Blue Ridge, Ga.

Post 6570 Fannin County Post
PO Box 2336
Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513
United States
Phone: (706) 632-5002

Meeting Location & Time
4584 Old Highway 76
Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513
United States
7:00 PM Last Tuesday

Quartermaster: George Pletcher
Richard Pierce

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Gilmer County

  • Single Family: $400
  • Condominium: $450
  • 2-4 Units: $550
  • Partial Releases: $450
  • Repair Certification: $100


  1. Georgia VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/georgia-va-home-loan-limit/
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