Named after Civil War General, John Sedgwick, Sedgwick County is the furthest northeastern region in Colorado. The county was once a major hunting and camping ground for the Cheyenne, Sioux, Pawnee, and Arapahoe Indian Tribes. Early pioneers travelled to Sedgwick County in hopes of finding gold during the Colorado Gold Rush.
Fort Sedgwick is a historical site located in Sedgwick County. Civil War soldiers once used this fort. It still features the original sod buildings and wood structures. Fort Sedgwick was made popular after being mentioned in the film, Dances With Wolves. The fort is currently private property and is distinguished by a roadside marker.
Sedgwick County has several historical trails going through it, including the Pony Express Trail and the South Platte Trail. The Pony Express Trail is a great place for visitors and residents to see the route taken by early mail carriers. The Town of Julesburg, one of the communities of Sedgwick County, was one of the stops of the original Pony Express.
Sedgwick County has a current population of 2,348 residents with 230 of those being veterans. The household income median is $40,221 with a median housing cost of $81,400. For disabled veterans in Colorado, property tax exemption is available. For those that qualify, 50% of the first $200,000 in the actual value of their primary residence will be exempt.
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Sedgwick County Property Search
VA approved properties can be searched for in the following areas:
Julesburg, Ovid, Sedgwick
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Post 3951 Sedgwick County Post
PO Box 216
Ovid, Colo. 80744-0216
Phone: (970) 520-3205
Meeting Location & Time
Ovid, Colo. 80744
7:00 PM 4th Thursday of the month
Quartermaster: Jerry Engelker
Commander: Larry Nail
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Sedgwick 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. This form is required for all VA appraisals, to include liquidation appraisals. Use the chat feature or call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496 to start your VA loan application.
- 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/