Assessor’s Office
Terry Gilreath, Chief Appraiser
706-638-4823 Office
706-638-8363 Fax

Assessment notices are now sent every year, following a change in state law. These are notices only, they are not bills.

  • 1,505 notices for personal property were issued on May 22, 2017. July 6th was the last day to file an appeal.
  • 32,779 notices for real property were issued on June 1, 2017. July 17th was the last day to file an appeal.

An appeal can be made in writing one of three ways:

1) Board of Equalization
2) Arbitration
3) Hearing Office

We are located on the second floor of the Walker County Local Government Services building, 122 Highway 95 in Rock Spring. Our office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our mailing address is:

PO BOX 399
Rock Spring, GA 30739

PUBLIC NOTICE:
You are hereby notified (and should communicate this notification to any other occupants of your property) that pursuant to O.C.GA 48-5-264.1 (a), representatives of the Walker County Assessor’s Office, with proper I.D., may enter upon your property outside of buildings during normal business hours, posted or not, with reasonable notice; for the purposes of collecting accurate data or any verifications thereof due to any permits issued, taxpayer returns of real property, revaluations (partial or whole), parcel sales, covenants, land splits, 3 year review and appeal reviews. This includes all residential properties, and manufactured housing, commercial and industrial properties. Contact our office is you have any questions. Please consider this your reasonable notice.

The Board of Assessor’s hold public meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Assessor’s Office Conference Room when there is business to address.

BOARD OF ASSESSOR’S MEMBERS
Buddy Chapman
Melba Powell
Steve Ledbetter
Farrell Brown
Shirley Neal

The Assessor’s Office determines the fair market value of real and personal property.  They also maintain current property ownership and tax parcel mapping.

To view tax maps and property records online go to www.walkerassessors.com (opens external site)

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