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Welcome to Cherokee County Appraisal District


Remit by Mail to:
Cherokee CAD
PO Box 494
Rusk, TX 75785


We will follow the weather closure schedules of Rusk ISD.

Lobby Hours

Our Lobby hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm. Please refer to our Holiday Schedule page for a list of observed holidays.




Tax Sale Information Requests


As of 1/17/23 our office will no longer provide information for properties that are listed on a tax sale.


List of Tax Sale property is located at https://mvbalaw.com/tax-sales/month-sales


You are welcome to view the district information on our website at www.cherokeecad.com

Online Services > Property Search


If you do not have access to a computer, you may use the public computers located in our office.


2023 Valuations Newsletter

2023 Market Data

Property Valuation Basics Video

Board of Directors Presentation Video


The Cherokee County Appraisal District welcomes you to our website. We hope you will find the information contained here to be useful. At this site, you may search the appraisal roll data, look at a copy of The Taxpayers Rights, Remedies and Responsibilities, and browse related sites that we thought might be of interest. Be sure to bookmark this page for future reference.

Cherokee County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Cherokee County. The District appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).
The District also collects taxes for jurisdictions within Cherokee County. However, we do not collect for the following taxing authorities:

Jurisdiction Tax Collector
Bullard ISD County Tax Assessor – Smith County
City of Bullard County Tax Assessor – Smith County
City of Troup County Tax Assessor – Smith County
Carlisle ISD County Tax Assessor – Rusk County
Cherokee County County Tax Assessor – Cherokee County


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

Cherokee County Troup ISD
Alto ISD City of Alto
Carlisle ISD within Cherokee Co. City of Bullard within Cherokee Co.
Bullard ISD within Cherokee Co. City of Rusk
Jacksonville ISD City of New Summerfield
New Summerfield ISD City of Troup within Cherokee Co.
Rusk ISD within Cherokee Co. City of Wells
Wells ISD within Cherokee Co. City of Jacksonville


————————Administrative Complaints—————————

There are several ways to file an administrative complaint.  The following links describe each method. A person should carefully review those options in deciding the best avenue for filing a complaint.

It is important to note that this complaint process DOES NOT refer to formal protests of value, equity or related matters that may affect your property.

Complaint-Review by the Appraisal Review Board

Complaint-Review by the Board of Directors

Complaint-Review by the Chief Appraiser

Complaint-Review by the TDLR