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There are 208 USDA backed residential loans in Knox county with an average loan balance of $98,825. Over 86% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 37 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $103,896. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,520 SqFt. Knox 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 Knox County is roughly 1,003 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Knox County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Arkle   •   *Artemus   •   *Barbourville   •   Baughman   •   Bimble   •   Boone Heights   •   Cannon   •   Crane Nest   •   Dewitt   •   Dishman Springs   •   Emanuel   •   Erose   •   *Flat Lick   •   Gibbs   •   Girdler   •   Gray   •   Hammond   •   Heidrick   •   Himyar   •   Hinkle   •   Kayjay   •   Moore Hill   •   Old Flat Lick   •   Permon   •   Rossland   •   Scalf   •   Sprule   •   Swan Lake   •   Swanpond   •   Tedders   •   Trosper   •   Walker   •   Warren   •   Wheeler   •   Wilton   •   Woollum

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 Knox County.

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Knox County, Kentucky
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Knox County, located in the southeastern part of Kentucky, was established in 1799, named after Henry Knox, the first United States Secretary of War. The county seat is Barbourville, a small town with a population of around 3,165 as of the 2010 census. The town itself was founded by John William Black, who established a farm in the region in 1797. The town was originally known as "Magee's Station" but was renamed later to honor James Barbour, a Kentucky lawyer and statesman.

The area was initially inhabited by Native American tribes such as the Cherokee, Shawnee, and Chickasaw before European settlers arrived in the late 18th century. The first European settlers to the region were a mix of families from Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The settlers faced several challenges, with rough terrains and conflicts with Native American tribes being the prominent issues.

An interesting fun fact about Knox County is its connection to the Civil War. The Battle of Barbourville was a minor skirmish that took place on September 19, 1861, between the Confederate forces led by General Felix Zollicoffer and the Union forces under Colonel Theophilus Garrard. Although a minor engagement, it is notable for being one of the earliest Civil War battles in Kentucky. Despite the Confederate forces achieving victory in this skirmish, Kentucky would ultimately remain a part of the Union throughout the Civil War.


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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Knox County
6940 Highway 229
Barbourville, KY

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85 Red Oak Dr
Barbourville, KY

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2325 KY 3439
Barbourville, KY

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