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White County, Illinois VA Loan Information

white County2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for White County is $548,250.

White County is located in the southern area of Illinois known as “Little Egypt.” White County is the perfect location for those looking to “kick back and relax.” Thanks to its many beautiful outdoor areas, including Burrell Park and the Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area, White County is a great place for nature-lovers. The county was officially created in 1815 from a portion of Gallatin County. Be sure to visit all of the interesting historical landmarks in White County. The county was named after a Gallatin County legislator, Captain Leonard White. The current population in White County is 14,374, including a veteran population of 1,374.

Don’t miss your chance to visit one of the most beautiful parks in Illinois, Burrell Park. Featuring 40 acres of beautiful Illinois wilderness, Burrell Park is a great spot for hiking, bird watching, cycling, and much more. Burrell Park also has extensive camping areas with everything you need for the perfect camping trip. The camp area has over 25 campsites with hookups so that you can enjoy RV or tent camping. With more than five picnic shelters, Burrell Park is the perfect spot for your next family gathering or celebration.

There is no shortage of things to do outside in White County. If you are a fan of hunting or fishing, then be sure to visit the Hamilton County Fish and Wildlife Area. Featuring many different species of big and small game, the Hamilton County Fish and Wildlife Area is a favorite of local hunters. Another great spot, only a short drive from White County, is the Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area. Many different fish species make their home in Hovey Lake, making it fun for fishers of all skill sets! Visitors to Hovey Lake can be seen frequently enjoying boating, jet skiing, and rafting.

Like much of Illinois, White County is rich in history. Be sure to see all of the interesting historical landmarks. One popular landmark to visit is the Wilson Mounds and Village Site, where multiple prehistoric cultures once lived. The Wilson Mounds and Village Site were believed to have been inhabited from 400 B.C. to 400 A.D. The Wilson Mounds and Village Site were added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 16, 1977. Another interesting landmark to see is the William W. Gray House. Built in 1885, the William W. Gray House features Queen Anne style architecture. Other Nationally Registered Historic Places located in White County include Ratcliff Inn, the Robinson-Stewart House, and the L. Haas Store.

Veterans living in Illinois are offered many great benefits, including property tax exemption eligibility, healthcare, employment assistance, and much more. The median housing cost in White County is $72,200, and the median household income is $42,914.

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White County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos available in White County. For help getting a condo approved, click here.

VFW Posts

Post 3851 White County Post
406 E Main St
Carmi, IL 62821
United States
Phone: (618) 380-2281

Meeting Location & Time
406 E Main St
Carmi, IL 62821-1812
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Patrick Buttry
Michael Lydick

Post 2606 Grayville Memorial Post
114 S Middle St
Grayville, IL 62844
United States
Phone: N/A

Meeting Location & Time
114 S Middle St
Grayville, IL 62844
United States
7:30 PM 2nd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Dennis Kurtz
Christopher Hatcher

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in White 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/