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There are 27 USDA backed residential loans in Saint Helena parish with an average loan balance of $121,472. Over 88% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 33 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $130,826. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,735 SqFt.
The size of Saint Helena Parish is roughly 1,059 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this parish. The influence score for Saint Helena Parish is 6. Look below for the interactive parish level map illustration below for more details.
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Chipola • Coleman Town • Darlington • Easleyville • Grangeville • *Greensburg • Hillsdale • Jack • Kedron • Liverpool • *Montpelier
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 Saint Helena Parish.
Saint Helena Parish is located in the southeastern region of the great state of Louisiana. Established on March 31, 1810, it is one of the state's oldest parishes, created on the same day as Louisiana became the 18th state of the United States. The parish is named after Saint Helena, a Christian saint, and mother of Emperor Constantine, who is credited with founding many churches throughout the Roman Empire. Saint Helena Parish is part of the greater Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area.
The region is roughly bordered by the Mississippi state line to the north, Tangipahoa Parish to the east, Livingston Parish to the south, and East Feliciana Parish to the west. The parish seat is located in the town of Greensburg, named after American Revolutionary War hero, General Nathanael Greene.
Saint Helena Parish has historically played various roles in Louisiana's history. In the 18th and 19th century, agriculture, particularly cotton, and timber were significant economic drivers in the region. The area also holds historical significance, as it was involved in the events surrounding the West Florida Rebellion in 1810, which led to the annexation of this region by the United States.
Fun Fact: The Tunica Swamp and the nearby Tunica Hills (the southern tip of Loess Bluffs) are located in the northwest corner of Saint Helena Parish. The Tunica Swamp boasts an incredible diversity of plant and animal life, making it a unique and ecologically significant environment in Louisiana. The hills and swamp are popular among nature enthusiasts and offer various outdoor recreational activities, such as hiking and birdwatching.