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There are 13 USDA backed residential loans in Morris county with an average loan balance of $98,087. Over 84% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 38 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $101,730. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,489 SqFt. Morris county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Morris County is roughly 1,819 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Morris County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Burdick   •   *Council Grove   •   Delavan   •   Diamond Springs   •   *Dunlap   •   *Dwight   •   Helmick   •   Kelso   •   *Latimer   •   *Parkerville   •   Skiddy   •   *White City   •   *Wilsey

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Morris County.

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Morris County, Kansas
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Morris County, located in the great state of Kansas, has a rich and intriguing history. The county was officially established on February 11, 1859, and named in honor of Thomas Morris, a U.S. Senator from Ohio who opposed the extension of slavery into new territories.

Before the establishment of the county, the area was inhabited by various Native American tribes, such as the Kanza and Osage Indians. In the early 19th century, European settlers, mostly of German and Swedish descent, migrated to the region, attracted by the fertile farmland and the prospect of establishing new lives for themselves.

The pioneers faced numerous challenges, including conflicts with Native Americans, as they strove to create thriving communities. Despite these struggles, they succeeded in establishing several towns, with Council Grove being their primary settlement. Council Grove played a noteworthy role in the Santa Fe Trail, which served as a vital route for trade and cultural exchange between Missouri and Santa Fe (New Mexico) from the 1820s to the 1870s.

As agriculture formed the backbone of the economy, the settlers introduced innovative farming methods, and soon Morris County became known for its successful wheat, corn, and livestock ventures. The construction of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Railroad, also known as the Katy Railroad, in the 1870s further boosted the economy and integrated the county into the larger region.

Today, Morris County is a rural community that prides itself on its rich history and agricultural heritage.

Fun Fact: Morris County is home to the Custer Elm, a massive American elm tree that is believed to be over 200 years old and was named after General George A. Custer. Legend has it that General Custer camped beneath this historic tree when he passed through the area in 1867 during the American Indian Wars. The tree still stands, serving as a unique monument to a bygone era.

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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Morris County
110 Kahola Rd
Council Grove, KS

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106 Third St
Herington, KS

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