Veterans Affairs Departments in Knox County, Illinois

There are 5 Veterans Affairs Departments in Knox County, Illinois, serving a population of 51,374 people in an area of 717 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 10,274 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 143 square miles.

In Illinois, Knox County is ranked 17th of 102 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 19th of 102 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Knox County Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Knox County, Illinois veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.

Knox County Veterans Assistance 121 South Prairie Street Galesburg, IL

US Department Of Veteran Affairs Galesburg 387 East Grove Street Galesburg, IL

Veterans Affairs Department 362 North Linwood Road Galesburg, IL

Veterans Affairs Department 149 North Broad Street Galesburg, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 1001 Michigan Avenue Galesburg, IL

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Knox County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Illinois State, and local Knox County, IL level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Knox County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Knox County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Knox County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Knox County VFW and AMVETS posts

Knox County Veteran Statistics

Find Knox County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Knox County Veteran Status
 Knox CountyIllinois
Veterans3,585 (8.8%)595,185 (6.0%)
Knox County VA Health Care Coverage
 Knox CountyIllinois
VA Health Care Coverage1,413 (2.9%)213,239 (1.7%)
No Other Coverage47 (0.1%)24,455 (0.2%)
Age: Under 19-2,455
Age: 19 to 64 Years30085,194
Age: 65 Years+1,113125,590
Knox County Period of Military Service
 Knox CountyIllinois
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era20660,652
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era9324,640
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era281,169
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era33766,689
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era455,728
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II1,498206,136
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II31,885
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II-394
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II35655,415
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era71,723
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era10327,982
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only49281,518
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only37858,286
Between Korean War and World War II only392,723
Pre-World War II only-245