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Telfair County, Georgia VA Property Information

telfair county final2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Telfair County is $548,250.

Telfair County is home to some of the most interesting history in Georgia. Archaeologists have found artifacts dating back to the 16th century in Telfair County. Named for 16th Governor of Georgia, Edward Telfair, the county is made up of 444 square miles. The county was officially created on December 10, 1807, by the Georgia General Assembly. Made from a portion of Wilkinson County, Telfair County hosts many events for its citizens throughout the year. The total population is 16,518, including a veteran population of 1,021.

The Ocmulgee River is partly located in Telfair County. Those who love boating and fishing are sure to enjoy the calm waters of the Ocmulgee River. Many different species of fish make their home in the river. In fact, the World’s Largest Bass was caught in an oxbow lake of the river. The beautiful greenery surrounding the river makes it a great place for a relaxing canoe ride. The Ocmulgee River provides one of the best views in Telfair County of the leaves changing during the fall.

Hunters are sure to enjoy the Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area. Horse Creek is the home to many diverse species of plants and animals. Encompassing over 1000 acres of hunting land, Horse Creek is the best place in Telfair County to have a hunting trip. Several campsites can be found in Horse Creek for those weekend camping trips.

Two great museums can be found in Telfair County. The Telfair Museum of History houses exhibits on old agriculture and transportation. There are also several exhibits on the Native American tribes that used to inhabit Telfair County. Notable family exhibits and hunting records can be found in the Telfair Museum of History. The other museum in Telfair County is the Scotland Fest Museum of History, which contains exhibits on old railroads.

Several great festivals and events are held in Telfair County annually. One of the most popular events is the Lumber City Farm Day Festival. This festival celebrates the strong agricultural community in Telfair County. The festival features food vendors, arts and crafts, and many games for children! The Lumber City Farm Day Festival also hosts a parade, fun run, and even a dog show. Other events held in Telfair County include the Scotland Festival, Milan Harvest Festival, and Relay for Life.

There is a Veterans Affairs office located in Telfair County, and several veteran resources located nearby. Property tax exemption eligibility is one of the many benefits offered to disabled veterans in Georgia. The median household income is $26,634, and the median housing cost is $58,300.

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Telfair County Property Search

Search for VA-approved properties in the following areas:

Helena, Lumber City, McRae, Milan, Scotland, Jacksonville, Towns

If you need help finding a property in Telfair County, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

Telfair County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos located in Telfair County. Obtaining condo approval is easy; find out how here.

VFW Post

Post 8536 Moye-Browning Post
5321 S Hwy 441
Alamo, GA 30411
United States
Phone: (478) 463-3378

Meeting Location & Time
5321 S Highway 441
Alamo, GA 30411-2517
United States
7:00 PM 1st Thursday

Quartermaster: Robert Blizzard
William Brown

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Telfair County

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


  1. Georgia VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/georgia-va-home-loan-limit/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/