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Henderson County, Illinois VA Loan Information

henderson county il2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Henderson County is $548,250.

With its multiple trails, parks, and fishing areas, Henderson County, Illinois is a great location for lovers of the outdoors. Located on the western edge of Illinois, Henderson County encompasses a total area of 395 square miles. The county was named after the founder of the Transylvania Company, Richard Henderson, and was officially created in 1841. Thanks to its proximity to several colleges and universities, Henderson County is excellent for those interested in returning to school. The county also hosts many annual festivals and events that bring out much of the community. The total population is 6,916, including a veteran population of 831.

Big River State Forest is one of the best places to visit in Henderson County for outdoors lovers. Big River State Forest is the home of many different plants and animals, excellent for studying. Camping is a popular activity at Big River. There are several locations for both RV and tent camping. The campgrounds also come with restroom facilities, electrical hookups, and several park sites. The sandy beaches of the Big River are a great place to relax or collect shells. Fishing, boating, and swimming are also very popular at Big River State Forest. Another great area for camping in Henderson County is Delabar State Park.

If you are a fan or hiking, then you will love the many extensive trails that can be found in Henderson County. Sandy Oaks is a long trail that allows for hiking, mountain biking, and even horseback riding. Sandy Oaks hosts several competitions throughout the year, including a motorcycle race on one of the motorcycle trails. Sandy Oaks also offers many campsites along it. Another excellent trail in Henderson County is Lincoln Trail, which gives access to the Rock Island area.

Henderson County possesses a thriving school district. With the West Central Education Foundation and the Henderson County Public Library District, you and your children will have all of the educational resources you need. There are also many community college located nearby, including Spoon River College, Southeastern Community College, Carl Sandburg College, and more. Universities near Henderson County include Western Illinois University, Monmouth College, and Iowa Wesleyan College. If you are a veteran interested in returning to school, then you can use your GI Bill benefit for funding.

Veterans living in Illinois are offered many great benefits, including healthcare, education assistance, and much more. The median housing cost in Henderson County is $83,700, and the median household income is $49,389.

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Henderson County Property Search

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For help finding an approved property in Henderson County, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

Henderson County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Henderson County. Click here to see how easy it is to get a condo approved!

VFW Post

Post 2301 J. W. Clendenin Post
830 N G St
Monmouth, IL 61462
United States
Phone: (309) 734-2301

Meeting Location & Time
Monmouth, IL 61462
United States

Quartermaster: Alan Manthei
Dan Heatherly

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Henderson 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/