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Gooding County, Idaho VA Property Information

gooding county2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Gooding County is $548,250.

Located near the southern edge of Idaho, Gooding County has a comfortable climate and beautiful landscape. As one of the largest producers of trout in the United States, Gooding County brings in avid fishers from all over the country. The county is home partly to the Snake River, making it an excellent location for aquatic activities. Gooding County was named after a 20th-century governor, Frank R. Gooding. Created by the Idaho Legislature on January 28, 1913, Gooding County is full of history. The total population of the county is 15,064, including a veteran population of 1,125.

There are many beautiful landmarks to visit in Gooding County, one of which is Malad Gorge Unit-Thousand Springs State Park. The park is home to the Malad River Canyon, which are 250 miles deep and 2.5 miles long. You are allowed the opportunity to hike the canyon, and take in some of the most majestic views in Idaho. Malad Gorge Unit-Thousand Springs State Park is also the location of many cliffs, rivers, ponds, and streams. Another location in Gooding County that provides excellent views is the Earl M. Hardy Box Canyon.

It is almost impossible to find better fishing opportunities than the ones you would find in Gooding County. One of the many places to go fishing is the Hagerman Fish Hatchery, which is known for its abundance of rainbow trout and coho salmon. Other fish that live in Hagerman Fish Hatchery include bass, bluegills, and carp. The Clear Springs Trout Farm raises over 20 million pounds of rainbow trout each year! At the Clear Springs Trout Farm, visitors can learn about the fish processing process.

There are many great locations to see the rich history of Gooding County. The Hagerman Valley Historical Museum houses exhibits on the history of Gooding County. Hagerman Valley Historical Museum features fossils, artifacts of native peoples, and much more. The museum also offers tours, classes, and a gift shop. Another great museum to visit is the Gooding County Historical Museum, which contains images and exhibits on early life in Gooding County.

Many fun and exciting festivals are held in Gooding County each year. The Gooding County Fair and Rodeo has rodeo contests, great food, and fun games for people of all ages. Thousand Springs Art Festival celebrates the talented local artists of Gooding County. Another annual festival to visit in Gooding County is Magic Valley Dairy Days.

There are several veteran resources located near Gooding County. Benefits offered to veterans living in Idaho include education benefits, employment benefits, and more. The median housing cost is $123,800, and the median household income is $37,050.

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Gooding County Property Search

Bliss, Gooding, Hagerman, Wendell

83325, 83327, 83332, 83330, 83352, 83355, 83314, 83338, 83316, 83337

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VFW Post

Post 3078 Toponis Post
PO Box 526
Gooding, ID 83330-0526
United States
Phone: (208) 934-8687

Meeting Location & Time
203 3rd Ave W
Gooding, ID 83330
United States
7:30 PM 3rd Thursday

Quartermaster: John Koonce
Gerald Freeman

Post 3001 Little Wood River Post
100 5th Ave East
Wendell, ID 83355
United States
Phone: (208) 324-5944

Meeting Location & Time
412 East, 200 South
Jerome, ID 83338
United States
7:00 PM 4th Tuesday

Quartermaster: Gilbert Belasquez
Eric Bolich

Post 2974 Thousand Springs Post
2800 N Wendell Rd
Wendell, ID 83355
United States
Phone: (208) 539-2800

Meeting Location & Time
610 W Main
Wendell, ID 83355
United States
7:00 pm First Wednesday of the Month

Quartermaster: James Benson
Terry Jolley

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Gooding County

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


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