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Oglethorpe County, Georgia VA Property Information

Oglethorpe County VA Home Loan Info2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Oglethorpe County is $548,250.

Oglethorpe County is one of the best places in Georgia for outdoor recreation. Thanks to the abundance of rivers, forests, and wildlife areas, Oglethorpe County is the perfect place for outdoors lovers. Created by the Georgia General Assembly on December 19, 1793, Oglethorpe County was named for the founder of Georgia, General James Oglethorpe. The current population of Oglethorpe County is 14,673, including a veteran population of 1,117.

Part of the Oconee National Forest is located in Oglethorpe County. The Oconee National Forest is 4,000 acres and is home to a large diversity of plants and animals. Oconee is one of the best places in Georgia for hunting, fishing, and horseback riding. Thanks to the abundance of nature trails, the Oconee National Forest has become a favorite of avid hikers. There are also many campsites and RV parking spaces in the National Forest. For some of the most beautiful sights, be sure to visit the Oconee National Forest.

One of the most interesting landmarks in Oglethorpe County is located in Shaking Rock Park. The landmark is called Breadloaf Rock, which is a 20-ton boulder that sits perfectly balanced on another rock. In addition to Breadloaf Rock, Shaking Rock Park also houses several hiking trails, picnic areas, and a beaver pond. Another great park to visit in Oglethorpe County is Bryan Park. Bryan Park has four baseball fields, a football field, a pond, and a nature trail.

Watson Mill Bridge State Park is the home of the Watson Mill Bridge. The Bridge spans 229 feet and is the longest covered bridge in Georgia. The park itself is 1,018 acres and is located along the Broad River. The Broad River is 60 miles long and is a tributary of the Savannah River. Residents of Oglethorpe County enjoy the swimming, boating, and fishing opportunities offered by the Broad River.

Oglethorpe County has an excellent school system, offering education for grades K-12 through 12th grade. College preparatory, technical school preparatory, and vocational education classes are all available in Oglethorpe County. The county also has an amazing library with more than 23,000 books. The library has a 100 seat meeting room and several film watching rooms.

There are a number of resources available to veterans in Oglethorpe County. Property tax exemption eligibility is available for disabled veterans. The median housing cost is $120,800, and the median household income is $45,729.

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VFW Post

The closest VFW post is located in Oglethorpe County.

Post 3910 Wakefield C. Brunt Post
136 Glenhaven Ave
Athens, GA 30606
United States
Phone: (706) 354-6942

Meeting Location & Time
136 Glenhaven Ave
Athens, GA 306062904
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Monday

Quartermaster: Mack Benton
Alvin Sheats

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Oglethorpe County

  • Single Family: $400
  • Condominium: $450
  • 2-4 Units: $550
  • Partial Releases: $450
  • Repair Certification: $100


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