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There are 174 USDA backed residential loans in Columbus county with an average loan balance of $104,397. Over 81% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 40 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $113,219. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,616 SqFt. Columbus 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 Columbus County is roughly 2,470 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Columbus County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Acme   •   Armour   •   Artesia   •   Baldwin Woods   •   Big Curve   •   Bird Cage   •   *Boardman   •   *Bolton   •   Braswell   •   *Brunswick   •   Buckhead   •   Bug Hill   •   Butler Crossroads   •   Byrdville   •   *Cerro Gordo   •   *Chadbourn   •   Cherry Grove   •   Clarendon   •   Cribb Town   •   Cypress Creek   •   *Delco   •   Dothan   •   Dulah   •   East Tabor   •   Emerson   •   *Evergreen   •   *Fair Bluff   •   Freeman   •   Goose Hollow   •   Gooseneck   •   Grist   •   Guide   •   Guideway   •   *Hallsboro   •   Harrelsonville Crossroads   •   Hinson Crossroads   •   Honey Hill   •   Ironhill   •   Jonesboro Crossing   •   *Lake Waccamaw   •   Lennons Crossroads   •   Mark Pine   •   Mollie   •   Nakina   •   New Life   •   Oak Dale Crossroads   •   Old Dock   •   Olyphic   •   Pine Log   •   Piney Forest Crossroads   •   Pireway   •   Potters Curve   •   Powells Crossing   •   Prosper   •   Redbug   •   Reeves   •   Ricefield   •   Rico   •   *Riegelwood   •   Riverview   •   Roseland   •   *Sandyfield   •   Seven Creeks   •   Sidney   •   Simmons Bay   •   Smith Crossing   •   Snowhill   •   South Whiteville   •   *Tabor City   •   Vinegar Hill   •   Wards   •   *Whiteville   •   Williams   •   Williamson Crossroads   •   Wootens Crossroads   •   Wyatts Crossroads

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 Columbus County.

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Columbus County, North Carolina
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Columbus County, located in the southeastern region of North Carolina, was established on December 15, 1808. The county was named in honor of Christopher Columbus, the famous explorer who is credited with discovering America. The county seat, Whiteville, was named after James B. White, a North Carolina state legislator.

Columbus County has a rich historical background, with its origins dating back to the Native American settlements of the Waccamaw Sioux and the Cape Fear Indians. European settlers arrived in the region during the early 18th century, mainly from the British Isles.

The area was primarily an agricultural community during the antebellum period, with many large plantations producing crops such as tobacco, cotton, and rice. Columbus County played a role in the American Civil War, as the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad passed through the county, transporting supplies and men to Confederate forces.

In the later years, the county's economy diversified, incorporating forestry and industry alongside agriculture, such as the Carolina Southern Railroad Company which was crucial for the local economy.

One fun fact about Columbus County is that it is home to several natural attractions, such as the Lake Waccamaw State Park, which features one of the largest natural lakes in North Carolina. The lake is an oxbow lake that was created as the Waccamaw River changed its course, and its unique geological formation attracts some of the rarest wildlife in the state.


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