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Wayne County, Illinois VA Loan Information

wayne County2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Wayne County is $548,250. 

If you are looking for a community that will truly make you feel “at home,” then you are sure to love Wayne County, Illinois. Wayne County has everything you need to ensure that you and your family have a great life. The schools, churches, and healthcare facilities are all top quality. If you are interested in attending college, Frontier Community College is conveniently located in the county. Wayne County also has a number of great restaurants and shopping areas. The county was officially formed in 1819, making it a great place to see historic landmarks. Wayne County was named after General Anthony Wayne, who fought in the Revolutionary War. The total population of the county is 16,543, including a veteran population of 1,454.

If you have children, then you will appreciate the excellent school system in Wayne County. The Wayne County School District employs the best teachers and has a multitude of afterschool resources. There are also plenty of clubs and sports teams for your child to choose from. If you are interested in returning to school, then consider Frontier Community College. Frontier Community College offers Associate’s degrees in the areas of automotive technology, construction technology, graphic arts, sports management, and much more! Veterans and active duty military interested in attending college should apply for their GI Bill benefit.

If you are an avid history buff, then be sure to check out the historical landmarks located in Wayne County. The C.G. George House is a historic home that was built by a Civil War veteran in 1877.  The House features Italianate style architecture and still stands in Fairfield. The C.G. George House was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 9, 2006. Another great historical site worth visiting is the Mayberry Mound and Village Site. Believed to once be a village during the Archaic Period, the Mayberry Mound is a great place to learn about Native American culture. The Mayberry Mound and Village Site were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Veterans living in Illinois are offered many great benefits, including property tax exemption eligibility, healthcare, employment assistance, and much more. Be sure to contact the Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs for information on all of your benefits. The median housing cost in Wayne County is $75,700, and the median household income is $43,605.

Make Wayne County Your New Home

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Wayne County Property Search

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For help finding a VA-approved property in Wayne County, contact VA Home Loan Centers.

Wayne County Condo Search

There do not appear to be any VA-approved condos available in Wayne County. Click here for information on obtaining condo approval.

VFW Post

Post 4535 Wayne County Memorial Post
PO Box 151
Fairfield, IL 62837
United States
Phone: (618) 842-9925

Meeting Location & Time
201 E Court St
Fairfield, IL 62837-2024
United States
7:00pm 3rd Monday

Quartermaster: Elmer Mc Duffee
Commander: James Bean

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Wayne 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/