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Lee County, Illinois VA Loan Information

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

In Lee County, Illinois, you get the best of both worlds! It is just as easy to find somewhere fun to spend your Friday night as it is to find somewhere relaxing to spend your Sunday morning. Home to a thriving art and culture community, Lee County always has a cool event going on! If you love the outdoors, then you will enjoy the many parks and trails of Lee County. Formed from a portion of Ogle County, Lee County was officially created in 1839. The county was named after an officer in the Revolutionary War, Richard Henry Lee. The total population of the county is 34,735, including a veteran population of 2,900.

Visit one of the many art galleries in Downtown Dixon to see the work of talented local artists. Be sure to take advantage of the art classes offered at many locations in Lee County if you are interested in improving your artistic skills. Many of the museums in Lee County have sections dedicated to art. There are also several art-centered festivals held in Lee County, including Gardenstock Arts & Music Fest. Be sure to visit Dixon Stage Left and Rosbrook Studio for a true taste of the art in Lee County.

If you love the outdoors, then you have to visit one of the parks Lee County. Amboy City Park is the perfect place for a party or family gathering, thanks to its many picnic shelters and other facilities. For some of the best hiking and biking opportunities, be sure to visit the trails of Lee County. There are trails for people of all different skill sets! Some of the trails to choose from include the Lowell Parkway Trail, Meadows Park Trial, and Stengel Trail.

There is no shortage of fun to be had in Lee County. Plum Hallow is an indoor recreation area that has something for everyone. Featuring a rock climbing wall, laser tag course, several bowling alleys, mini golf, and much more, Plum Hallow is the perfect place for a birthday or family reunion. For some educational fun, be sure to visit one of the many museums. The Telegraph Museum, Northwest Territory Historic Center, and Ronald Reagan’s Boyhood Home can all be found in Lee County.

The festivals held each year in Lee County are great events to join the community in celebration. The Fourth of July Festival is a day-long event featuring great food, fun games, and exciting entertainment. At the end of the Fourth of the July Festival is a fireworks show! Come to the Blues-Brews-and BBQ Festival for the tastiest beer and smoked barbecue. Other festivals held in Lee County include the Scarecrow Festival, Reagan Trail Days, and Venitian Night on the Riverfront.

The Lee County Veterans Assistance Office is conveniently located to help veterans with many of their needs. Be sure to take advantage of all the benefits offered to veterans living in Lee County, including property tax exemption eligibility. The median housing cost in the county is $112,100, and the median household income is $50,060.

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Lee County Property Search

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Lee County Condo Search

There do not appear to be any VA-approved condos located in Lee County. Let VA Home Loan Centers help you obtain condo approval on almost any condo.

VFW Post

Post 540 Horace F. Ortt Post
PO Box 198
Dixon, IL 61021
United States
Phone: (815) 288-5165

Meeting Location & Time
1560 Franklin Grove Rd
Dixon, IL 61021-0198
United States
6:00 PM 3rd SUNDAY

Quartermaster: Tom Bushman
Charles Langele

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Lee 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/