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Johnson County, Illinois VA Loan Information

johnson county2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Johnson County is $548,250.

Located in the southern region of Illinois, Johnson County is nestled between several lakes. The county features many beautiful natural landmarks, excellent for exploring. There are also many parks, great for spending the day outdoors. Johnson County was created from a portion of Randolph County is 1812. The county was named after former US Congressman, Richard Johnson. Golfers will enjoy the many golf courses that can be found in Johnson County. The total population of the county is 12,601, including a veteran population of 1,352.

Visit one of the lakes in Johnson County for some fun in the water! Boating, swimming, and canoeing are all activities frequently enjoyed in the lakes of Johnson County. Be sure to bring your fishing pole to catch one of the interesting species of fish living in the lake. If you have a boat, take it out on the lake on a warm summer day. The shores of the lake are excellent places to have a picnic with friends or family. Another great waterway to visit in Johnson County is Heron Pond.

If you are an avid cyclist, then you have to take advantage of the Bicentennial Trail. The Bicentennial Trail stretches 140 miles and runs through most of southern Illinois. Enjoy some of the most beautiful sights that Illinois has to offer along this trail. If you prefer hiking over bicycling, then you have many options as well! The Tunnel Hill State Trail is excellent for hikers of all skill sets. There are several trails great for more experienced hikers in Johnson County. Find your favorite trail today!

Explore the beauty that Johnson County has to offer at one of the nationally protected areas. The Shawnee National Forest is known for its abundance of interesting plant and animal life. Be sure to see some of the majestic bluffs that can be found along the many trails in the Shawnee National Forest. There are also many caves, excellent for exploring. Bring friends and family, or enjoy a relaxing day by yourself in the great outdoors. Another great outdoor area to visit is the Cache River Wetlands.

This Able Veteran is a veteran’s organization that provides needy veterans with trained service dogs. The organization is located in nearby Carbondale, IL. Another veteran resource in proximity to Johnson County is the Illinois Veterans Home of Anna. Be sure to ask about all the benefits offered to veterans living in Illinois. The median housing cost in Johnson County is $89,800, and the median household income is $40,760.

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Johnson County Property Search

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

Johnson County Condo Search

There do not appear to be any VA-approved condos in Johnson County. Click here to see how easy it is to get a condo approved.

VFW Post

Post 5222 Beggs-Gurley Post
PO Box 561
Vienna, IL 62995
United States
Phone: (618) 658-9614

Meeting Location & Time
102 S 8th St.
Vienna, IL 62995
United States
7:00 Pm 2nd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Roger Brumley
Clarence Caraker

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Johnson 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/