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Woodford County, Illinois VA Loan Information

woodford2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Woodford County is $548,250.

Woodford County is located near the center of Illinois and is a great place to enjoy the quiet life. Home to Lake Eureka, Woodford County offers many opportunities for fishing, boating, swimming, and more. Woodford County was officially created in 1841, which gives it a rich history worth exploring. If you are an avid golfer, there are several great courses in the county. Woodford County was named after General William Woodford, who fought in the American Revolutionary War. The total population of the county is 39,187, including a veteran population of 2,681.

Lake Eureka is a great place to spend the weekend. On those warm summer days, be sure to bring your bathing suit and enjoy the cool waters of the lake. Many different fish species make their home in Lake Eureka, making it a favorite location of local fishers. Residents of Woodford County can be frequently seen jet skiing, boating, canoeing, and engaging in other aquatic activities. Be sure to bring your camping gear and build a fire along the shore of Lake Eureka for a relaxing weekend. There are several trails around the lake, great for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.

If you are a golfer, then you aren’t going to want to miss out on all of the excellent golfing opportunities in Woodford County. Possibly the most popular course in the county is Kaufman Park. Featuring golf cart rentals, a pro shop, and annual passes, Kaufman Park Golf Course has everything you need for a great day of golfing. Kaufman Park Golf Course offers both 18 and nine-hole courses. Be sure to check out the golfing leagues that meet up at Kaufman Park Golf Course. Fans of frisbee golf should visit the 18-hole frisbee golf course in Eureka.

There are many interesting historical landmarks all over Woodford County. The Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site was built in 1845 and is one of the only remainging courthouses where Abraham Lincoln practiced law. The Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Another interesting landmark is the El Paso Public Library. Dating back to 1906, the El Paso Public Library features a Richardsonian Romanesque architectural style. Other historical landmarks in Woodford County include the Benson Water Tower, the Joseph Schertz House, and the Western Railroad Freight House.

There are many veteran resources in Woodford County, including the Woodford County Veterans Assistance Commission. The median housing cost of Woodford County is $158,600, and the median household income is $66,639.

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Woodford County Property Search

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Woodford County Condo Search

There are not currently any VA-approved condos available in Woodford County. For information on condo approval, click here.

VFW Posts

Post 5212 Eureka Post
202 S Darst St
Eureka, IL 61530
United States
Phone: (309) 467-4743

Meeting Location & Time
202 S Darst St
Eureka, IL 61530-1454
United States
7:00 PM 3rd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Terry Bruley
Roger Miller

Post 6026 L Percy Tucker Post
99 W. Main St.
El Paso, IL 61738
United States
Phone: (309) 527-6026

Meeting Location & Time
99 W. Main St.
El Paso, IL 61738
United States
2:00 p.m. 2nd Sunday

Quartermaster: Nathan Mock
Harry Hinthorne

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Woodford 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/