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Scott County, Illinois VA Loan Information

scott county2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Scott County is $548,250.

Get away from it all in Scott County. Featuring a rich history and many resources for families, Scott County is a great place to raise children. Located in west central Illinois, Scott County is close several cities, including Springfield. There are also several colleges and universities close to Scott County, making it a great location for future students. With a total population of 5,204, including a veteran population of 427, Scott County is the fourth-least populated county in Illinois.

Scott County was formed from a portion of Morgan County in 1839. The county was named after one of the earliest pioneer families in the area. If you are interested in local history, then be sure to visit one of the Scott County landmarks. The Naples Archaeological District is located along the Illinois River and features 16 different archaeological sites. Known for its strong Native American history, the Naples Archaeological District is a must-see for any history buff. Another historical site in Scott County is the Winchester Historic District. The Winchester Historic District features 438 different buildings, some dating back to the 1830s. The Winchester Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 14, 1979.

Scott County is located near the bustling city of Springfield, IL. If you are looking for a great place to spend the weekend, then make the short drive to Springfield. There are several great areas for shopping as well as many recreation areas for people of all ages. Be sure to visit one of the many excellent restaurants to try all types of food, including American cooking, Chinese, Mediterranean, and much more. If you are a fan of the arts, then there are a multitude of art galleries and theaters in Springfield.

If you are interested in going to college, then you will appreciate the many great schools located near Scott County. The University of Illinois is just a short from the county and offers many different bachelor degree programs to choose from. The University of Illinois also offers many clubs and teams sure to peak anyone’s interests. Another great school in the area is Mac Murray College. There are several specialty schools near Scott County, including schools for veterinary medicine and cosmetology.

Property tax exemption eligibility, healthcare, employment assistance, and transportation are just a few of the benefits offered to veterans living in Illinois. The median housing cost of Scott County is $82,900, and the median household income is $49,669.

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Scott County Property Search

Winchester, Naples, Alsey, Bluffs, Exeter, Glasgow, Manchester, Riggston

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Scott County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Scott County. For information on getting a condo approved, click here.

VFW Post

Post 11524 Winchester Post
938 Cannon Rd
Winchester, IL 62694
United States
Phone: (217) 473-0501

Meeting Location & Time
734 State Rte106 South
Winchester, IL 62694
United States
7 pm 1st Tuesday

Quartermaster: Charles Roberts
James Hart

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Scott 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/