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Jo Daviess County, Illinois VA Loan Information

Jo Daviess2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Jo Daviess County is $548,250.

No matter if your interests involve sports, arts and culture, or shopping you will find the perfect place to spend your free time in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. The county offers a multitude of opportunities for outdoor activities, including hot air balloon rides, camping areas, and several hiking trails. Home partly to the Mississippi River, Jo Daviess County has many opportunities for aquatic activities. Formed from portions of Henry and Putnam Counties, Jo Daviess County was officially created in 1827. The county was named after Major Joseph Daviess, who fought the Revolutionary War. The total population is 22,254, including a veteran population of 2,271.

Jo Daviess County is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors! If you are a fan of camping, then you will love the many tent and RV campsites that can be found all over the county. The Vel Terra Ranch Campground provides all the amenities you need, including restrooms, electrical hookups, free firewood, and more! Check out Galena on the Fly to reserve a hot air balloon! The hot air balloons are excellent for family outings and dates. Take advantage of the multiple walking trails in Jo Daviess County, excellent for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.

Many people flock to Jo Daviess County each year for the excellent winter activity opportunities. Chestnut Mountain Resort Downhill is the perfect place for skiing, snowboarding, or snowmobile riding. Chestnut Mountain Resort Downhill is one of the highest-rated resorts in the Midwest and provides ski rentals, ski instruction, and a fully-stocked lodge. There are areas for people of all different skill sets at Chestnut Mountain Resort Downhill.

The residents of Jo Daviess County work hard to support its local artists. Stop by one of the many galleries or studios in Galena to see and/or purchase the works of talented artists. There are also several locations that provide classes for beginners and those looking to improve their skills. Classes offered in Jo Daviess County include basket weaving, cooking, painting, drawing, and much more! Visit the Galena Trolley Depot Theatre to see the latest play, musical act, or dance recital.

Those who love fishing and boating should definitely visit the shores of the Mississippi River. There are many convenient boat ramps located along the river. Rafting, kayaking, and canoeing are activities frequently enjoyed at the Mississippi River. Bring your friends or family to the shores of the river for a nice picnic. The many different species of fish in the Mississippi River make it an excellent location for fishers.

Veterans living in Jo Daviess County are provided with many resources and benefits. The median housing cost in the county is $138,000, and the median household income is $50,817.

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East Dubuque, Galena, Apple River, Berreman, Council Hill, Derinda, Dunleith, East Galena, Elizabeth, Guilford, Hanover, Menominee, Nora, Pleasant Valley, Rawlins, Rice, Rush, Scales Mound, Stockton, Thompson, Vinegar Hill, Wards Grove, Warren, West Galena, Woodbine

61025, 61028, 61075, 61074, 61036, 61038, 61041, 61044, 61087, 61085, 61001, 61048, 61053, 61059, 31036, 61062

Jo Daviess County Condo Search

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VFW Posts

Post 2665 General U. S. Grant Post
100 S Main St
Galena, IL 61036
United States
Phone: (815) 777-1003

Meeting Location & Time
100 S Main St
Galena, IL 61036-2225
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Richard Wearmouth
George Petitgout

Post 5300 Berryman Doran Bainbridge Post
PO Box 154
Hanover, IL 61041
United States
Phone: (815) 591-3711

Meeting Location & Time
102 Fillmore
Hanover, IL 61041
United States
7:00 PM 4th Monday

Quartermaster: John Crawford
Kimball Willis

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Jo Daviess County

    • Single Family: $420
    • Mukti Family: $550
    • Individual Condo: $425
    • Manufactured: $425
    • Repair Inspection: $100