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Hamilton County, Illinois VA Loan Information

hamilton county2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Hamilton County is $548,250.

For a true view of Illinois history, come to Hamilton County. Hamilton County features several locations on the National Register of Historic Places. Located in the southern portion of Illinois, Hamilton County provides a comfortable climate. The county encompasses a total area of 436 square miles, 435 miles of which is land, and one mile of which is water. Hamilton County has a strong school system and many locations for fishing and hunting. The total population of the county is 8,296, including a veteran population of 713.

Visit the Hamilton County State Fish and Wildlife Area for the best outdoor activity opportunities in the county. Fishers will enjoy the multitude of fish species living in Dolan Lake, which is the main attraction of the Wildlife Area. Activities frequently enjoyed at Dolan Lake include swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Bluegill, crappie, catfish, and bullheads are just a few of the fish species that make their home in Dolan Lake. The lake has several convenient boat ramps that allow for both small and large boats.

One of the most popular activities at the Hamilton County State Fish and Wildlife Area is hunting. Deer, rabbits, and a variety of bird species can all be found in the area. The Wildlife Area also offers many areas for tent and RV camping. There are even a few cabins available for rent. Hamilton County State Fish and Wildlife possesses several trails, great for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.

One of the many historical locations worth visiting in Hamilton County is the Aaron G. Cloud House. Built in 1184, the Aaron G. Cloud House was built as a home for Aaron Cloud but was mostly used as a library. The House features Eastlake Style architecture and still stands in McLeansboro. Another interesting building in Hamilton County is the Chalon Guard and Emma Blades Cloud House. The House features primarily Queen Anne Style, but also contains several other architectural styles. Other Nationally Registered Historic Locations in Hamilton County include Cloud State Bank and the St. James Episcopal Church.

Veterans living in Illinois are offered a number of benefits, including disability compensation, educational benefits, and property exemption eligibility. The median housing cost in Hamilton County is $72,800, and the median household income is $38,417.

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Hamilton County Property Search

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Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for help finding a VA-approved property in Hamilton County.

Hamilton County Condo Search

There do not appear to be any VA-approved condos located in Hamilton County. For information on obtaining condo approval, click here.

VFW Post

Post 3851 White County Post
406 E Main St
Carmi, IL 62821
United States
Phone: (618) 380-2281

Meeting Location & Time
406 E Main St
Carmi, IL 62821-1812
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Patrick Buttry
Michael Lydick

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Hamilton 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/