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Morgan County, Illinois VA Loan Information

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

For all the tranquility of a small town and all the excitement of a large city, come to Morgan County. Located in eastern Illinois, Morgan County was officially created in 1823 from portions of Greene and Sangamon Counties. The county was named after Daniel Morgan, who was a General in the Revolutionary War. The beauty of Morgan County is, you can go to one of the lovely parks and enjoy the outdoors, or go to the downtown areas for a fun night out. Those interested in returning to college will appreciate the many options in Morgan County. Come to one of the many festivals held throughout the year for some fun for the whole family. The total population of the county is 34,929, including a veteran population of 2,997.

Spend the day outdoors at one of the many great parks in Morgan County. Central Park features beautiful statues and views of the landscape. Bring your family to Central Park for a nice picnic and to view the Civil War monuments. Dewey Park features a walking trail, picnic shelters, and a playground. Dewey Park also has facilities for tennis and basketball. Other great parks in Morgan County include Duncan Park, Green Pastures, and the Play-For-All Park. To see the interesting Illinois wildlife, be sure to take a hike on the Leonhard Sanctuary and Trail.

For the art lovers, there are many places to enjoy art and music by local acts and acts from all over the world. The Art Fair on the Square is a festival that celebrates the talented local artists of Morgan County. The A. Pratt Gallery and Studio and the Shawn Art Gallery are excellent places to see and purchase sculptures, paintings, ceramics, and more. To see a theatrical production or dance recital, be sure to visit the Illinois College TheatreWorks. Featuring student-directed plays, improv shows, and Main Stage plays, TheatreWorks is a great place to spend a weekend night. Other cultural hot spots in Morgan County include the Illinois Theatre, the Jacksonville Symphony Society, and the Imagine Foundation.

Those interested in returning to college will appreciate the number of options in Morgan County. Featuring a rich history, Illinois College offers a multitude of undergraduate degrees from which to choose. The beautiful campus has several dorm buildings, research facilities, labs, and much more. Illinois College is even home to a few of the Lincoln letters. Lincoln Land Community College is a great place for those looking to obtain a certificate, Associate’s degree, or technical training. Another great local option is MacMurray College. Veterans returning to college should take advantage of the GI Bill benefit.

Don’t miss out on any of the great festivals and events held in Morgan County each year. The 4th of July Parade and Celebration is a free event that celebrates the birth of America. Many residents gather at the 4th of July Parade for great food and interesting floats. Featuring horseback riding, a beauty pageant, fun games, delicious food, and much more, the Morgan County Fair has something for everyone. Other festivals you can’t miss include the Crazy Horse Bluegrass Festival, the Plaza Auto Show, and Grierson Days.

The US Department of Veterans Affairs is conveniently located to provide veterans with help obtaining their benefits. The median housing cost in Morgan County is $91,000, and the median household income is $46,809.

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Morgan County Condo Search

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VFW Post

Post 1379 Morgan County Post
PO Box 1413
Jacksonville, IL 62651-1413
United States
Phone: (217) 243-6814

Meeting Location & Time
903 E Morton Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Monday

Quartermaster: Richard Snodgrass
Thomas Wilson

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Morgan County

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


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