Our office will be closed December 24-26 in observance of Christmas, and we will be closed on  January 1 in observance of the New Year holiday.

Our mission is to provide accurate property assessments to facilitate the local funding for our county, schools, cities, and other districts that derive budgets and other operating expenses from local property values.

Welcome to Morris County Appraisal District!

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

Morris County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities. Additional responsibilities include change of address and public information requests.

  • Morris County
  • Daingerfield – Lone Star Independent School District
  • Hughes Springs Independent School District, Morris Portion
  • Pewitt Consolidated Independent School District
  • City of Daingerfield
  • City of Lone Star
  • City of Naples
  • City of Omaha
  • Northeast Texas Community College District

Tax rates and ultimately the amount of taxes levied on property are determined by governing bodies of each of the taxing authorities. Mineral, utility and industrial accounts are appraised for the district by Pritchard & Abbott, Inc. in Henderson, Texas. Real estate and personal property accounts are appraised locally by the district.