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Iroquois County, Illinois VA Loan Information

Iroquois County2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Iroquois County is $548,250.

Encompassing a total surface area of 1,119 square miles, Iroquois County is the third-largest county in Illinois. The county is rich in history and possesses beautiful views of the Illinois landscape. Iroquois County was named after the vast Iroquois River, which provides the county with unlimited opportunities for aquatic activities. Close to several larger cities, including Chicago, the county has all the amenities you need close by. The county was created from a portion of Vermillion County on February 26, 1833. The total population is 28,879, including a veteran population of 2,385.

Nature-lovers should visit the Iroquois County State Wildlife Area. The Wildlife Area is a total of 2,480 acres and is home to some of the most interesting wildlife in Illinois. Made up of primarily wetlands and prairies, the Iroquois County State Wildlife Area is an excellent place for exploring. If you are a fan of fishing, there are several great fishing areas in the Wildlife Area. Some of the species that make their home in the Iroquois County State Wildlife Area include prairie chicken and beavers.

Be sure visit the river from which Iroquois County gets its name, the Iroquois River. A tributary of the Kankakee River, the Iroquois River is the perfect spot to take a canoe or raft for a relaxing float.  Be sure to bring your fishing pole and enjoy some of the excellent fishing opportunities offered at the Iroquois River. The river offers excellent views of the surrounding towns. There are several areas great for hiking and biking around the Iroquois River. If you enjoy camping, take advantage of the many great spots for camping along the shores.

History buffs need to make sure they visit one or all of the Nationally Registered Historic Places located in Iroquois County. The Prairie Dell Meetinghouse is a church that has been standing in Iroquois County since the 1800s. Prairie Dell features Greek Revival architecture and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 12, 2005. The Old Iroquois Courthouse has also been in Iroquois County since the 1800s. Other historical places in Iroquois County include St. Mary’s Church and the Watseka Union Depot.

The Veterans Assistance Commission of Iroquois is an excellent resource for veterans in the county. Veterans living in North Carolina are offered many benefits, including property tax exemption eligibility. The median housing cost in Iroquois County is $96,500, including a veteran population of $47,079.

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Iroquois County Property Search

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Iroquois County Condo Search

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VFW Posts

Post 7450 Iroquois County Post
PO Box 124
Watseka, IL 60970-0124
United States

Meeting Location & Time
968 S 4th St
Watseka, IL 60970
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Gary Pugh
Oscar Martin

Post 2131 Clifton Central Post
7398 S 5000W Rd
Chebanse, IL 60922-5060
United States
Phone: (815) 697-2445

Meeting Location & Time
350 East 4th Ave.
Clifton, IL 60927
United States
9:00 AM 3rd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Alfred Weedon
Dave Kroll

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Iroquois 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/