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Whiteside County, Illinois VA Loan Information

Whitside County2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Whiteside County is $548,250.

Whiteside County, Illinois is the perfect place to raise a family or to retire. With a laid-back lifestyle and some of the friendliest neighbors, those looking for the “quiet life” will love Whiteside County. The county hosts several exciting events throughout the year that bring out most of the community. Those with children will appreciate the strong school system in Whiteside County. The county is also bordered by the Mississippi River, giving it excellent opportunities for boating, fishing, and much more. Whiteside County was officially created in 1836 and was named after General Samuel Whiteside, who fought in both the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War. The total population of the county is 56,876, including a veteran population of 5,000.

A strong sense of community is felt in Whiteside County. Be sure to attend one of the many events held in the county each year. The yearly Easter Egg Hunt is a popular event for children. Children of many different ages can participate in the egg hunt, and there will even be an appearance by the Easter Bunny. Another popular event is the Capa Spring Art Show, where the works of talent local artists are put on display. Artists from the local school also have their work showcased at the Capa Spring Art Show. Other fun events held in Whiteside County include Firecracker Weekend and the Morrison City-Wide Garage Sale.

Whiteside County has a thriving school district with some of the best teachers and administrators on staff. All of the schools in the Whiteside County School District have updated buildings as well as many recreation facilities. The Whiteside County School District has also won many awards, including the Academic Improvement Award, the Bright Star Award, and the Bronze Award from US News.  There are several academic resources and afterschool programs offered in the county. Students are also offered the opportunity to join sports teams, clubs, and band.

Whiteside County’s proximity to the Mississippi River gives it excellent opportunities for aquatic activities. Residents of the county can be seen enjoying the fishing opportunities offered at the Mississippi River. There are also several areas for hunting around the River. Fans of boating, canoeing, or rafting will appreciate the many convenient boat ramps located around the Mississippi River. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the shores of the River.

There are many veteran resources available in Whiteside County, including the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Assistance Commission. The median housing cost in Whiteside County is $99,400, and the median household income is $47,667.

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Fulton, Morrison, Prophetstown, Rock Falls, Sterling, Albany, Coleta, Deer Grove, Erie, Lyndon, Tampico

61261, 61071, 61037, 61270, 61230, 61042, 61081, 61277, 61376, 61283, 61051, 61243, 61250, 61252, 61251, 61014, 61021, 61064

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Whiteside County Condo Search

Address: FULTON  IL  61252  WHITESIDE
Status: Accepted With Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 01/24/2006
Review Completion Date: 01/25/2006

If you found a condo you like but it is not currently VA-approved, contact us, and we will help you get it approved!

VFW Post

Post 5418 Jerry Celletti Post
217 1st Ave
Rock Falls, IL 61071-1239
United States
Phone: (815) 626-3513

Meeting Location & Time
217 1st Ave
Rock Falls, IL 61071
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Monday

Quartermaster: Benjamin Hollowell
Randy Bellows

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Whiteside 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/