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Jersey County, Illinois VA Loan Information

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

With several nationally protected areas, Jersey County, Illinois has all the outdoor activity opportunities that you could ever want! Created from a portion of Greene County, Jersey was officially created on February 28, 1839. The county has many great schools, including several higher education facilities in proximity. Most of the early settlers of Jersey County came from New Jersey, which is where the county got its name. The Mississippi River, Illinois River, and Macoupin Creek are all located in Jersey County, which makes it a great place for water lovers. The total population of the county is 22,571, including a veteran population of 2,436.

Pere Marquette State Park is the perfect place in Jersey County to spend a day with friends or family. Home to several different species of fish, including largemouth bass and bluegill, Pere Marquette State Park offers excellent fishing opportunities. The Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to see the diverse plant and animal life that make their home in Jersey County. Known for its abundance of bald eagles, Two Rivers is the best place to spend a day with your camera.

With its many education resources, Jersey County provides everything you need to achieve an excellent education. The local school district employs the best teachers and administrators to assure your children will receive a great education. Those interested in continuing their education should consider Principia College. With over 27 different majors to choose from, Principia College has something for everyone! Studio art, sociology, biology, mass communication, and business administration are just a few of the majors offered to the students of Principia College.

Lovers of history will enjoy the many nationally registered historic places that can be found in Jersey County. Be sure to see the beautiful architecture of the Fisher-Chapman Farmstead. Built in 1867, the Fisher-Chapman Farmstead still stands in Jerseyville as a testament to the agricultural industry that helped build Jersey County. Pere Marquette State Park has a series of log cabins that have been standing since the 1800s. Visit one of these cabins to see how early settlers to Jersey County lived.

If you are a fan of spending a day out on the water, then you have to visit one of the many rivers located in Jersey County. The vast Mississippi River is the perfect place to take out your canoe, kayak, or raft. Residents of Jersey County often enjoy the cool waters of the Illinois River and Macoupin Creek on warm summer days. Be sure to bring your fishing pole and catch your own dinner.

Veterans living in Jersey County are offered a number of great benefits, including property tax exemption eligibility. The median housing cost in the county is $117,900, and the median household income is $53,954.

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VFW Post

Post 4528 Jersey County Post
719 Stryker Ave
Jerseyville, IL 62052-1256
United States
Phone: (618) 581-2190

Meeting Location & Time
117 W Prairie St
Jerseyville, IL 62052-1604
United States
6:00 PM 3rd Thursday

Quartermaster: Richard Cullen
William Robeen

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Jersey 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/