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Tift County, Georgia VA Property Information

tift county ga2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Tift County is $548,250.

Rich in history, Tift County was created by the Georgia General Assembly on August 17, 1905. The county is located in southern Georgia and was made from portions of Berrien, Irwin, and Worth counties. Named for former Mayor of Tifton, Henry Harding Tift, Tift County has a total area of 269 square miles. Tift County is a great location for those looking to enjoy the quiet life, away from all the hustle and bustle of larger cities. The total population of Tift County is 40,704, including a veteran population of 1,993.

History buffs will enjoy the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. The museum originated in the 19th century and stands in the county seat of Tifton, GA. Some of the exhibits in the area include an 1890s progressive farmstead, industrial site complex, and national peanut complex. Recent exhibits moved into the museum include a preserved Vulcan Steam Train and narrow gauge railroad track.

Those considering going back to school, especially if they are looking to enter the agricultural field, will find many resources in Tift County. Both the University of Georgia’s Agricultural Campus and the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are located in Tifton County. For all other education interests, Moultrie Technical College is located in the county. At Moultrie, you can get your associate’s degree or certificate and enter the workforce in no time! If you enjoy sports, the University of Georgia hosts many athletic events throughout the year. Veterans returning to school should apply for the GI Bill benefit.

For those with children, the school district in Tift County is thriving. Offering many great classes as well as after-school activities, your child will receive only the best education. There are seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. There are also several private school options in Tift County. The great libraries in the area ensure that you or your child will have all of the education resources needed.

The Suwannee River basin is located in Tift County, making it an excellent location for water activities. Those who love fishing are sure to enjoy the number of fish located in the basin. The basin is also a great place for relaxing when it is hot outside. Boating, canoeing, and water sports are all frequently enjoyed at the Suwannee River.

The Department of Veterans Affairs and several veteran medical resources are located near Tift County. Disabled veterans in Georgia are offered eligibility for property tax exemption. The median household income is $34,591, and the median housing cost is $117,300.

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VFW Post

Post 5250 Garland Anderson Post
P O Box 173
Tifton, GA 31794
United States
Phone: (229) 382-3900

Meeting Location & Time
410 Victory Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
United States
6:30 PM 1st Tuesday

Quartermaster: John Bannister
Milton Ring

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Tift 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/
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