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Saline County, Illinois VA Loan Information

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2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Saline County is $548,250.

Saline County is located in the southern portion of Illinois in an area known as Little Egypt. Saline County is the perfect place to raise a family and call home. With its many opportunities for outdoor activities, Saline County has no shortage of places to spend a nice day outdoors. For all of your shopping and dining needs, be sure to visit all of the lively towns in Saline County. The county offers excellent educational options for both children and adults. An interesting site to visit in Saline County is the United States’ largest KFC. The total population of the county is 24,612, including a veteran population of 2,136.

Fans of hiking, camping, or just enjoying the beautiful sites of nature should visit the Shawnee National Forest, which is partly located in Saline County. Go for a hike on one of the many trails in the Shawnee National Forest to see some of the most interesting plant and animal life. There are also several campsites for both primitive camping and RV camping. Be sure to bring your camera to take shots of the beautiful landmarks and formations. Visitors to the Shawnee National Forest can be seen enjoying horseback riding, mountain biking, and more.

Stop for a dip in the Ohio River on those warm summer days. Home to a multitude of different fish species, the Ohio River is popular with avid fishers. Bring your boat, canoe, or raft for a relaxing float down the river. The shores of the Ohio River are excellent locations for picnics and family gatherings. Drive down the Ohio River National Scenic Byway to watch a beautiful sunset over the River.

You will find your new favorite restaurant in Saline County in no time! Featuring many delicious options, including barbecue, Chinese food, county cooking, and more, Saline County has something for everyone. You can also find all of your fast food and chain restaurant favorites in Saline County. Be sure to visit one of the cafes or bakeries for dessert! The eclectic shopping in Saline County cannot be found anywhere else. In Saline County, you will find antique shops, fancy boutiques, gardening supplies, and much more.

Those with children or who are interested in continuing their education will appreciate the many options in Saline County. The schools of Saline County provide many educational resources and afterschool programs to students. People interested in continuing their education should consider Southeastern Illinois College. Offering several Associate’s Degree programs to choose from, Southeastern Illinois College is great for those interested in quickly joining the workforce. Veterans looking to return to school should apply for the GI Bill benefit.

There are several veteran resources located in and near Saline County. Healthcare, employment assistance, and property tax exemption eligibility are just a few of the great benefits offered to veterans living in Illinois. The median housing cost of Saline County is $70,500, and the median household income is $37,800.

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Saline County Property Search

Eldorado, Harrisburg, Carrier Mills, Galatia, Muddy, Raleigh, Stonefort, Buena Vista, Cottage Grove, Delta, Derby, Dorris Heights, Dorrisville, Eagle, Francis, Garden Heights, Gaskins City, Harco, Horseshoe, Lakeview, Ledford, Liberty, Long Branch, Mitchellsville, New Hope, Newcastle, Oldtown, Pankeyville, Rudement, Saline, Somerset, Texas City, Tison, Wasson, West End

VA Home Loan Centers can help you find the perfect home or condo in Saline County. Contact us today.

Saline County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos available in Saline County. For information on getting almost any condo approved, click here.

VFW Posts

Post 2878 Shawnee Post
515 W. Robinson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946-2111
United States
Phone: (618) 294-4074

Meeting Location & Time
2 W Walnut St
Harrisburg, IL 62946
United States
6:30 PM 1st Tuesday

Quartermaster: Ronald Williams
Chelsea Atkinson

Post 1145 Eddyville Post
17 Burden Falls Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
United States
Phone: (618) 672-4651

Meeting Location & Time
17 Burden Falls Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
United States
2:00 p.m. 2nd Sunday

Quartermaster: David Allen
Randall Hicks

Post 3479 Saline Post
PO Box 117
Eldorado, IL 62930
United States
Phone: (618) 273-9497

Meeting Location & Time
1201 Veterans Dr
Eldorado, IL 62930
United States
8:00 PM 3rd Thursday

Quartermaster: Richard Rice
Arthur Szakonyi

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Saline County

  • Single Family: $420
  • Multi 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/