North Carolina Property Tax Assessors

Polk County, North Carolina Tax Assessors' Office

Polk County Assessors Phone Number
Polk County Tax Assessor and Collector
40 Courthouse Street
Columbus, North Carolina 28722

Where is the Polk County Tax Assessor's Office?

The Polk County Tax Assessor & Delinquent Property Taxes Office is located at 40 Courthouse Street in Columbus, North Carolina.

What can the Polk County Assessor's Office do for me?

The Polk 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 Polk 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 Polk 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 Polk County Assessor's Office at (828) 894 8954 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 Polk County Facts:

The median home value in Polk County is between $155,314.00 and $179,686.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.

How can I contact Polk County?

You can try contacting the Polk 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 Polk County is located in the POLK COUNTY GOVERNMENT in Columbus, which is located at PO BOX 308. You can direct your general inquiries to Polk County with the contact info listed below.

Polk County Phone Number


Polk County Fax Number



PO BOX 308
Columbus, NC 28722-0308

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