Livingston County, Illinois VA Loan Information

livingston county ilThe 2019 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Livingston County is $484,350.

Encompassing a total area of 1,046 square miles, Livingston County is the fourth-largest county in Illinois. Livingston County has a rich history and thriving school system. The county is known for its many museums, great for educational fun! Officially established on February 27, 1837, Livingston was made from portions of McLean, LaSalle, and Iroquois Counties. The county was named after the former mayor of New York City, Edward Livingston. Home partly to the Vermillion River, Livingston County has excellent aquatic activity opportunities. The total population of the county is 37,903, including a veteran population of 2,815.

If you love aquatic activities, then be sure to visit the Vermillion River. The vast 74 mile long river is a tributary of the Illinois River. Residents of Livingston County can be seen enjoying swimming, boating, and canoeing in the river. Parts of the river are great for whitewater rafting! Bring all of your fishing equipment and enjoy the excellent fishing opportunities offered at the Vermillion River. The trails surrounding the river are great for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and more. The shores of the Vermillion River are great places to enjoy a day outdoors with friends or family.

There are several great museums located in Livingston County, great for children and adults alike. Visit the Route 66 Association Hall of Fame and Museum to see thousands of artifacts related to one of the original highways in America. The Route 66 Museum provides tours, artwork, and plenty of memorabilia. Another great museum in Livingston County is the War Museum. The Livingston County War Museum features many different artifacts, some dating back to World War I. Other museums in the county include the Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum and the Art Center.

The rich history of Livingston County can be seen through the many locations listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Fairbury City Hall was built in 1892 and still stands in Fairbury. Featuring a four-face clock tower, Fairbury City Hall was added to the National Register on February 16, 1996. Another interesting historical site in Livingston County is the Dwight Railroad Depot. Dwight Railroad Depot was built in 1891 and still serves as an Amtrak station. Other historic locations in the county include the Thomas A. Beach House, Pioneer Gothic Church, Livingston County Courthouse, and many more.

The Veteran’s Assistance Commission and Department of Veterans’ Affairs are excellent resources for veterans living in Livingston County. Be sure to take advantage of all the benefits offered to veterans living in Illinois, including property tax exemption eligibility. The median housing cost is $110,200, and the median household income is $54,614.

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VFW Posts

Post 886 Pontiac Post
531 W Lincoln Ave
Pontiac, IL 61764
United States
Phone: (815) 844-6726

Meeting Location & Time
531 W Lincoln Ave
Pontiac, IL 61764-1024
United States
7:30 PM 2nd Tues of month

Quartermaster: Thomas Bailey
Todd Dixon

Post 9789 R. L. Nims Post
205 E Locust St
Fairbury, IL 61739-1648
United States
Phone: (815) 692-4210

Meeting Location & Time
205 E Locust St
Fairbury, IL 61739-1648
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Monday

Quartermaster: Paul Augsburger
Adam Gray

Post 2608 Albert Tunberg Post
506 S Rt 66
PO Box 66
Dwight, IL 60420
United States
Phone: (815) 584-9807

Meeting Location & Time
PO Box 66 506 S Rt 66
Dwight, IL 60420
United States
6:30 PM 2nd Thursday

Quartermaster: William Provence
Randall Farris

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Livingston County

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


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