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Jefferson County, Idaho VA Property Information

jefferson county2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Jefferson County is $548,250.

Located in eastern Idaho, Jefferson County provides a multitude of opportunities for outdoor activities. The county was named after the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Home to many beautiful bodies of water, Jefferson County is great for boating, swimming, and many more outdoor activities. The Idaho State Legislature officially created Jefferson County in 1913. The total area of the county is 1,106 square miles, 1,094 square miles of which is land, and 12 square miles of which is water. The total population of the county is 27,021, including a veteran population of 1,587.

Home to Jefferson County Lake, Jefferson County has abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. The lake is the perfect place to spend a nice day outside with friends or family. If you have a boat or canoe, then you will enjoy the many convenient boat ramps located along Jefferson County Lake. Many great facilities are located around the lake, including a tennis court, volleyball court, and a playground. The sandy beaches are the perfect place for a picnic or family gathering.

Both tent and RV camping are popular in Jefferson County. If you are a fan of camping, there are over 50 campsites with water and electric hookups for RVs at Jefferson County Lake. The campsites are surrounded by beautiful hiking trails that provide excellent views of the Jefferson County landscape. The campgrounds also provide bathrooms, picnic shelters, and many more amenities.

The Camas National Wildlife Refuge is one of the many places to enjoy the great outdoors in Jefferson County. The refuge is made up of grass sagebrush uplands, meadows, and farm fields. Bodies of water in the Camas National Wildlife Refuge include canals, dikes, wells, ponds, and more! The many bodies of water make the wildlife refuge an excellent location for fishing and swimming. Bird watchers will enjoy the many species of birds living in the Camas National Wildlife Refuge including nesting waterfowl, geese, and cranes.

The Jefferson County Veteran’s Service Office and several American Legions can be found in Jefferson County. Veterans living in Idaho are offered many benefits, including medical benefits and tax cuts. The median housing cost is $157,500, and the median household income is $52,023.

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Jefferson County Property Search

Hamer, Lewisville, Menan, Mud Lake, Rigby, Ririe, Roberts, Grant, Monteview, Terreton

83406, 83455, 83425, 83428, 83431, 83434, 83435, 83442, 83441, 83444, 83443, 83402, 83450, 83401, 83449

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Jefferson County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Jefferson County. Let VA Home Loan Centers help you obtain VA condo approval on almost any condo.

VFW Post

Post 2146 Idaho Falls Post
PO Box 2146
Idaho Falls, ID 83403
United States
Phone: (208) 521-2609

Meeting Location & Time
485 Constitution Way
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
United States
7:00 PM 1st Tuesday

Quartermaster: Bradley Davis
Robert Akins

Post 1004 Snake River Post
4115 E 132 N
Rigby, ID 83442
United States
Phone: (208) 745-0347

Meeting Location & Time
391 Community Ln
Rigby, ID 83442
United States
1900 3rd Thursday

Quartermaster: Clinton Welker
Daniel Boomgaarden

Post 8893 Verle Skidmore Post
1248 E 1500 N
Terreton, ID 83450
United States
Phone: (208) 663-4890

Meeting Location & Time
PO Box 26
Terreton, ID 83450-0026
United States
6:00 PM 4th Thursday

Quartermaster: Richard Hanson
Lester Reiss

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Jefferson County

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


  1. Idaho VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/idaho-va-home-loan-limit/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/