San Juan County is currently the least populated county in Colorado. With a population of only 720 residents and 60 veterans, San Juan County is the perfect place for those who enjoy untouched nature. The county is named after what Spanish explorers called the river and mountain range in the area. San Juan County has a mean elevation of 11,240 feet, making it the highest county in the United States.
Residents of San Juan County are provided with a great view of the majestic San Juan Mountain Range. This mountain range is a popular spot for hiking and mountain climbing.
San Juan County is recognized as one of the most family-friendly places in Colorado. This is characterized by a safe community with tons of activities for children and adults alike. There are several areas in the county perfect for fishing, photography, and bike-riding.
San Juan residents routinely enjoy the events showcased by the Theatre Group. This group puts on everything from local art showing to school play productions. It even offers a summer program for children and young adults.
The Eureka Campground is a great place for everyone to go out and take in the great sites in Colorado. The campground has over 41 camping sites and four group camping sites. It also features several picnic areas, a camp store, and camp hosts. The Eureka Campground is completely free during day hours.
The current median household income is $39,583, and the current median housing cost is $242,300. There are additional benefits available for disabled veterans.
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Property Search for San Juan County
VA approved properties are searchable in the following areas:
Animas Forks, Eureka, Howardsville, Middleton, Needleton, Silverton
Call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 for an updated list of approved properties.
San Juan County Approved Condos
There are not currently any VA approved condos located in the San Juan County area. For help getting your condo approved, click here.
The closest VFW post to San Juan County is currently located in Durango, Colo.
Post 4031 Durango Post
1550 Main Ave
Durango, Colo. 81301
Phone: (970) 247-0384
Meeting Location & Time
1550 Main Avenue
Durango, Colo. 81301
6:00 PM 2nd Wednesday
Quartermaster: David Latham
Commander: Stephen White
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in San Juan County
- Single Family: $575
- Condominium: $575
- Duplex Family: $600
- Triplex Family: $625
- Fourplex Family: $650
- Repair Certification: $100
An additional fee of $50 is included in the above appraisals for the completion of the 1004MC form. For a VA loan application or to check your eligibility, contact VA Home Loan Centers.
- Colorado VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/colorado-va-home-loan-limits/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/