Welcome to the Emanuel County Assessors Office Web Site

Notice to the Emanuel County Property Owners, Occupants and Business Owners. In accordance with O.C.G.A 48-5-264.1, Please be advised that GMASS Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review your parcel for various reasons including but not limited to, construction of new improvements or additions. The GMASS field appraiser(s) will have a photo identification badge and will be driving a marked vehicle. If you have any questions, please contact our office at (478) 237-1222.

The Emanuel County Board of Assessor's Office will be reviewing all properties in the unincorporated and the incorporated area of Emanuel County to verify the accuracy of the digest. Also, if you apply for a covenant on your property these properties will be visited to check to see if it qualifies. If you would like to be present when the Assessor's Office visits your property, please call the Tax Assessors' Office and make an appointment at 478-237-1222. Our office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

Our office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

The goal of the Emanuel County Assessors Office is to provide the people of Emanuel County with a web site that is easy to use. You can search our site for a wealth of information on any property in Emanuel 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 Emanuel County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions.

Did you know:
Swainsboro was named for Colonel Stephen Swain, a member of the state legislature. Its name was changed to Paris for a brief period, and then changed back to Swainsboro.The George L. Smith, II, State Park is in Emanuel County. It is best known for the newly refurbished Parrish Mill, a combination grist mill, saw mill, covered bridge and dam built in 1880. The park offers 11 miles of hiking trails, fishing, canoeing and boating.The county hosts a number of annual festivals and events, including the Pine Tree Festival, Garfield Washpot Cookout, and Agricultural Appreciation Day.

Swainsboro, the county seat of Emanuel County, was incorporated on February 18, 1854. The county courthouse has been destroyed by fire five times-in 1841, 1855, 1857, 1919, and 1938.

Swainsboro was named for Colonel Stephen Swain, a member of the state legislature. Its name was changed to Paris for a brief period, and then back to Swainsboro.

East Georgia College and Swainsboro Technical Institute are located in Swainsboro.

The town is located at the intersection of U.S. highways 1 and 80, in the central region of Georgia.

According to 2000 Census, the City of Swainsboro had a population of 6,943 persons. Between 1990 and 2000, the city experienced a population decrease of -5.7%, compared to the state growth during this period of 26.4%.

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