Welcome to the Pickens County Assessors Office Web Site!
2016 Returned Assessment Notices
The 2016 Personal Property Reporting Forms were mailed on December 30, 2015 and reflect a
due date of April 1, 2016. Please make it a priority to fill these returns out accurately and return
them to our office. Failure to do so will result in the prior year's information being rolled over
and assessed for the 2016 Digest. As taxpayers there are two ways for us to file a return; either
we do or we don’t. When an updated return is filed in the required time frame, the taxpayer is
giving current updated information to be used for the applicable tax year. When the taxpayer
does not file an updated return, the taxpayer is electing that the prior year’s information is true
and correct and shall be used as the current tax year information.
The time frame for applying for homestead and specialized assessment program exemptions is
between January 1, 2016 and April 1, 2016. All homestead applications must be filed and
signed in person at our office located at 1266 East Church Street, Suite 121 Jasper GA 30143.
Business hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Faxed applications will not be
For property owners that have an expired special assessment exemption as of December 31,
2015, please take note that we have mailed your renewal letter. If you qualify for a renewal and
have not received this letter, please contact our office no later than
April 1, 2016.
Our office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM,
Monday through Friday.
The goal of the Pickens County Assessors Office is to provide the
people of Pickens County with a web site that is easy to use. You
can search our site for a wealth of information on any property in
The information contained herein reflects the values established in
the "most current published" tax digest. *Please note that the
Notice to the Pickens County Property Owners and Occupants. In accordance with O.C.G.A. 48-5-264.1, please be
advised that the Pickens County Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review your parcel information
concerning an appeal filed, return filed, construction of new improvement or addition, review of parcel, and/or
conservation use application. The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a
marked county vehicle. If you have any further questions, please call our office at 706-253-8700.
Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Property Tax Video
Pickens County Tax Assessors Office
1266 East Church Street, Suite 121
Roy G. Dobbs
Jasper GA 30143
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Assessors Office establishes values only. The Pickens County Tax Commissioner
should be contacted with tax bill related questions.
Did you know?
Pickens County was created in 1853 from parts of Cherokee and Gilmer counties.
Georgia's 100th county was named for General Andrew Pickens, a Revolutionary War
A railroad line built in 1883 from Atlanta, through the valleys and mountain passes of
Pickens County to Tate and Nelson, made possible the development of large marble quarries. One of the largest marble
veins in the world is in Pickens County, running at least four miles long. It is a half-mile deep and almost that wide in
places. Over 60 percent of the monuments in Washington, D.C. are made from Pickens County marble.
The Old Federal Road, the earliest vehicular route through northwest Georgia, crossed northern Pickens County at Talking
Several special events take place in Pickens County. Two of the biggest festivals are held in October: the Marble Festival
and Heritage Days Festival in Talking Rock.