IMPORTANT NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS
In compliance with Georgia law (HB 304), please refer to this document regarding notification of site reviews.
The 2019 Property Assessment Notices will be mailed on May 17,2019. All property owners will receive a notice, unless their property has been classified as exempt property. If you do not receive a notice within 7 days of this date, please call the Property Appraisal Office (706- 769-3921) to receive another notice. This notice represents the Fair Market Value of your property as of Jan 1, 2019. If you wish to appeal your value, you must do so by July 1, 2019. Specific instructions will be on the notice. If you agree with the value, no action will be required. Tax bills are mailed by the Tax Commissioner in September and are typically due in November. (Effective 2019)
The Oconee County Board of Assessors is currently working on a county-wide revaluation of real property. Each property in the county
is being reviewed including an exterior photograph taken. Each staff appraiser will be in a marked vehicle and will have identification. Thank
you in advance for your cooperation. (Effective 2018)
- This notice serves to inform property owners that obtaining a building permit, filing a return and/or appeal will require a visit from the Oconee County appraisal staff.
- All property that has sold within Oconee County is reviewed periodically to ensure our records are accurate.
- Annual inspections of mobile homes will be conducted throughout the tax year.
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.
Welcome to the Oconee County Property Appraisal Office Web Site!
The Oconee County Board of Assessors mailed assessment notices on May 18, 2018. The last day to appeal is July
2, 2018. If you do not file an appeal by that date, your right to appeal has been lost.
Our office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
The goal of the Oconee County Property Appraisal Office is to provide the people of Oconee County with a web site that is easy to use. You can search our site for a
wealth of information on any property in Oconee 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 Oconee County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions.
Did you know?
Oconee County, the 135th county formed in Georgia, was created in 1875. Originally part of Clarke County, Oconee County takes
its name from the Oconee River.
The Eagle Tavern State Historical Site is located
in the county. Originally built as Fort Edward in 1789, the building had become a tavern by 1801. Some other interesting sites in the county are Happy Valley Pottery
and the William Daniell House.
The cotton monoculture prior to the 1930s badly damaged the soils of Oconee County. Today, only about 19% of the land is identified as prime farm land. About 56%
of the land is forest.
Jeanette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress,
kept her summer home in Oconee County. She was elected to represent Montana before many states even allowed women to vote. Rankin was a pacifist and was the only
representative to vote against the U.S.'s entry into war against Japan.
Some of the special events in Oconee County include the Annual Oconee Fall Festival and the Christmas Parade.