Property Appraisal

Welcome to The Jackson County Property Appraisal Department Website. This site is provided to educate and assist you in understanding the appraisal and assessment process. It is also a means for us to better serve you by providing data online that formerly could only be obtained by telephone or a trip to this office.

Public Notice


In accordance with O.C.G.A. 48-5-264.1, please be advised that the Jackson County Property Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review your parcel information. Said property visit will be for the purpose of determining the correctness of the information contained in the county's appraisal record for the property. The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a marked vehicle. Please contact our office at 706-367-6330 if you have any questions.

Possible Purposes of Visits


Possible purposes of visits include:
  • Appeal Filed on Property
  • Construction of a new improvement or addition
  • Countywide Property Review Process*
*The County-wide review is regulated by the State of Georgia's Department of Revenue's Appraisal Procedures Manual; 560-11-10-091 (1)(d)(4)(iii), which states, "All real property parcels should be physically reviewed at least once every three years to ascertain that property information records are current."

Current Property Review


The following areas are subject to current property review (descriptions cover an overall area and are not to be construed as limited to specific listed roads/subdivision only):
  • Cities
  • Commercial Property
  • Map and Parcel numbers 001-124B
  • Personal Property

Real Estate Property Tax Returns


Real estate property tax returns are received in this office from January 1 to April 1 of each year. All Returns must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service no later than April 1. If you feel your appraised value is incorrect, you may file a Property Tax Return to declare what you believe to be the fair market value of your property. Our staff will review all Returns. We will mail an Assessment Change Notice to you, which will give you 45 days to file an appeal.

Assessment Notices


Assessment Notices are mailed out to property owners with ownership on January 1st. The notices are mailed after April. An opportunity to appeal is afforded and is explained in detail in the notice.