Welcome to Hamilton County Appraisal District

*We currently have contracted appraisers in the field 7 days a week*


We now accept debit cards and electronic checks for taxpayer convenience in office or over the phone. (Not online)  

There is a convenience fee of 2.5% or $ 2.00, whichever is greater per electronic transaction.



Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district.

Hamilton County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Hamilton County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

Hamilton County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities:

Hamilton County Star Independent School District
Cranfills Gap Independent School District City of Hamilton
Evant Independent School District City of Hico
Jonesboro Independent School District City of Evant
Hamilton Independent School District Hamilton Hospital Dist.
Hico Independent School District Hico Emergency Services Dist.

Tax Rate Information



Low Income Housing Rate

The capitalization rate which Hamilton CAD will use in the valuation of properties with a Community Housing Development Organization designation is 8% for 2017.


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