Kearny County, Kansas Tax Assessors' Office
304 North Main Street
Lakin, Kansas 67860
Where is the Kearny County Tax Assessor's Office?
What can the Kearny County Assessor's Office do for me?
The Kearny County Tax Assessor's Office oversees the appraisal and assessment of properties as well as the billing and collection of property taxes for all taxable real estate located in Kearny County.
Contact the assessor's office if you need help with paying your property taxes, applying for a homestead exemption or other tax exemption, reporting upgrades to your home, appealing your property tax assessment, or verifying your property records.
Submitting a Kearny County property tax appeal
If you believe that your house has been unfairly overappraised (i.e. appraised at a value higher than the true market value of the property), you can attempt to get your home re-appraised at a lower value by contacting the Assessor's Office to submit a property tax appeal.
You will have to submit a form describing your property and sufficient proof that it is overassessed, including valuations of similar homes nearby as evidence. If your appeal is accepted, your home assessment (and property taxes) will be lowered as a result.
If you would like to appeal your property, call the Kearny County Assessor's Office at (620) 355 6427 and ask for a property tax appeal form. Keep in mind that property tax appeals are generally only accepted in a 1-3 month window each year.
For more information and example appeals, see how to appeal your property taxes.
Useful Kearny County Facts:
The median home value in Kearny County is between $78,134.00 and $93,666.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.
How can I contact Kearny County?
You can try contacting the Kearny County local government directly with any issues the Assessor's Office can't solve. In many counties, certain property records such as deeds are kept in the county courthouse or county archives instead of at the tax assessors' office.
The county seat for Kearny County is located in the County Courthouse in Lakin, which is located at PO BOX 86. You can direct your general inquiries to Kearny County with the contact info listed below.
Kearny County Phone Number
Kearny County County Courthouse Address
PO BOX 86
Lakin, KS 67860-0086