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There are 132 USDA backed residential loans in Edgecombe county with an average loan balance of $99,777. Over 87% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 42 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $103,469. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,459 SqFt. Edgecombe 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 Edgecombe County is roughly 1,314 square kilometers. USDA defined regions of rural loan ineligibility in Edgecombe cover 77 square kilometers of the county. Approximately 5.9% of Edgecombe County is ineligible for traditional USDA home loans. The influence score for Edgecombe County is 2. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Brake   •   Bullucks Crossroads   •   Cherry Crossroads   •   Coakley   •   Cobb Town   •   *Conetoe   •   Crisp   •   Davistown   •   Draughn   •   Farrar   •   Gethsemane   •   Hartsboro   •   Hartsease   •   Kungsboro   •   Lancaster   •   Lawrence   •   *Leggett   •   *Macclesfield   •   Mayos Crossroads   •   Mercer   •   Mildred   •   Old Sparta   •   Penelo   •   *Pinetops   •   *Princeville   •   Saint Lewis   •   Shiloh Mills   •   *Speed   •   *Tarboro   •   Turnage   •   Wiggins Crossroads   •   Wrendale

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 Edgecombe County.

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina
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Edgecombe County is located in the great state of North Carolina and was established in 1732 as part of Bath County. It derived its name from Richard Edgcumbe, a member of the British Parliament and former Lord Chancellor. The county was originally formed as Edgecombe Precinct but was designated as a county in 1746. The historic town of Tarboro, founded in 1760, serves as the county seat.

The county played a significant role during the American Revolutionary War, with many notable Revolutionary leaders stemming from Edgecombe County. Among them was General William R. Davie, who later became the "Father of the University of North Carolina."

Edgecombe County has a rich agricultural history, with fertile land perfect for the growth of cash crops such as tobacco and cotton. The county was also known for its textile industry during the 19th and 20th centuries.

For a fun fact about Edgecombe County, it was once home to the world's largest Atlantic white cedar tree, which was located near the town of Conetoe. The tree, unfortunately, fell due to a storm in 1984, but it was estimated to be more than 1,000 years old at the time it fell, making it one of the oldest trees in North Carolina.


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