2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Macon County is $548,250.
Macon County was the 91st county created by the Georgia State Legislature. Made from portions of Houston and Marion Counties, Macon County was officially created on December 14, 1837. The county was named for General Nathaniel Macon, who served in the U.S. Congress for 37 years. Macon County has many resources for outdoor lovers, including several parks and recreation centers. The current population of Macon County is 13,792, including a veteran population of 895.
Agriculture is the largest industry in Macon County. In fact, Macon County produces more milk than any other county in Georgia. If you are interested in growing plants or raising livestock, Macon County has healthy soil and an excellent climate. Peanuts, cotton, soybeans, tomatoes, squash, bell peppers, and pecans all thrive in Macon County.
Lovers of the outdoors should visit Whitewater Creek Park. The park is 428 acres and offers some of the best fishing opportunities in Macon County. Visitors can also enjoy quiet hikes, and enjoy the scenic views along the way. If you are a fan of camping, there are many campsites and even a cabin rental available in Whitewater Creek Park.
The Montezuma Bluff Wildlife Management Area is a must-see for any nature lover. Montezuma Bluff is 500 acres of undisturbed hardwood forest. The area also features streams where boaters can enjoy the majestic views of bluffs. The swamps contain many different species of plants and animals. There is also a walking trail frequented by bird watchers, because of the many species found along the trail.
History buffs will greatly enjoy the Andersonville National Historic Site. The site preserves Camp Sumter, a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp. The Andersonville National Cemetery is located at the Historic Site, where the graves of over 13,000 Union soldiers can be seen. The Andersonville National Historic Site also contains the Nation Prisoner of War Museum, which serves as a memorial the all American prisoners of war. Exhibits in the museum showcase the conditions POWs had to endure.
Macon County is one of the locations featured on the popular television programs, The Walking Dead. Some locations in Macon County were used while shooting The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Several veteran resources are located in proximity to Macon County. The Georgia Department of Veterans, Georgia Veterans State Park, and a Veterans Service office are all located nearby. Property tax exemption is available to eligible disabled veterans.
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Macon County Property Search
VA-approved properties can be searched for in Ideal, Marshallville, Montezuma, and Oglethorpe.
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Macon County Condo Search
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The closest VFW post is located in Americus, Ga.
Post 4784 Henry Gammage Post
PO Box 354
Americus, GA 31709
Phone: (229) 924-6210
Meeting Location & Time
101 Sweatt Ave.
Americus, GA 31709
6:00 PM 2nd Thursday
Quartermaster: Jack Brown
Commander: Thomas Holloway
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Macon County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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