Welcome to the Catoosa County Assessors Office Web Site!
Catoosa County Tax Assessors Office
798 Lafayette Street
Ringgold, GA 30736
Our office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
The goal of the Catoosa County Assessors Office is to provide the people of Catoosa County with a web site that is easy to use. You can search our site for a wealth of information on any property in Catoosa County.
The information contained herein reflects the values established in the "most current published" tax digest. *Please note that the Assessors Office establishes values only. The Catoosa County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions.
Notice to Catoosa County Property Owners and Occupants:
In accordance with O.C.G.A. 48 -5-264.1, please be advised that the Catoosa County Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review information regarding a return being filed, the filing of an appeal, construction or new improvements, review of records for property division or transfer or for conservation use assessment applications.
The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a marked county vehicle. Should you have any questions regarding the review and visit to properties performed by this office do not hesitate contact us at 706-965-3772.
Did you know?
Catoosa County was created from parts of Walker and Whitfield counties. The name Catoosa is derived from the Cherokee "Gatusi," signifying a prominent hill or point on a mountain. The name is well-suited to Catoosa County's hilly landscape.
The Georgia Winery, famous for its muscadine wines, is located in Catoosa County.
Although Fort Oglethorpe is the larger of the two cities, Ringgold is the county seat. Part of Fort Oglethorpe lies in Walker County. The town originally was an Army training center during the two world wars. After the training center was closed in the late 1940s, the city of Fort Oglethorpe was incorporated in 1949.
The Chickamauga & Chattanooga Military Park, located in Catoosa County and Tennessee, is the oldest and largest military park in the United States. The park commemorates the Battle of Chickamauga fought in 1863. This was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War and marked the end of the Union's first invasion of the Confederacy.
Some of the local festivals in Catoosa County include the 1890 Days Festival in May.
Ringgold became the county seat of Catoosa County on April 16, 1854, seven years after the city was incorporated. The city is named in honor of Major Samuel Ringgold, who died fighting bravely for his country in the Mexican War.
The Ringgold Depot, built in 1850, is one of the few antebellum railroad depots in Georgia. The depot, once used in the Civil War as a supply point for Confederate troops, is being used today as the Ringgold Opry, featuring bluegrass music.
According to 2000 Census, the City of Ringgold had a population of 2,422 persons. Between 1990 and 2000, the city experienced a population increase of 44.6%, compared to the state growth during this period of 26.4%.