Galveston County, Texas Tax Assessors' Office
600 Gulf Freeway
Texas City, Texas 77591
Where is the Galveston County Tax Assessor's Office?
What can the Galveston County Assessor's Office do for me?
The Galveston 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 Galveston 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 Galveston 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 Galveston County Assessor's Office at (409) 935 1980 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 Galveston County Facts:
The median home value in Galveston County is between $138,795.00 and $144,005.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.
How can I contact Galveston County?
You can try contacting the Galveston 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 Galveston County is located in the County Courthouse in Galveston, which is located at 722 Moody Ave. You can direct your general inquiries to Galveston County with the contact info listed below.
Galveston County Phone Number
Galveston County Fax Number
Galveston County County Courthouse Address
722 Moody Ave
Galveston, TX 77550-2317
Useful Galveston County Links:
- Galveston County Government Homepage
- Galveston County Tax Records
- Galveston County Search by property id, account number, owner name or property address
- Galveston County Assessors' Office Homepage