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Important Dates

-All Notice of Protests are due no later than May 15 (or 30 days after a notice of appraised value was mailed to you, whichever is later).

-In observance of the Juneteenth Holiday, our offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024. 

-Due to the inclement weather that is expected Wednesday, June 19th and Thursday, June 20th, our office may be closed or on a delayed start. Thank you in advance for your understanding.



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Our Mission


Our Mission

To courteously and professionally serve the taxing units of Karnes County by providing equal and uniform appraisals of all properties whereby efficient assessment and collections services will be performed on behalf of participating taxing units in compliance with the statutes of the Texas Property Tax Code.

The Karnes County Appraisal District appraises property for ad valorem taxation of these taxing authorities:
Karnes County
Karnes City ISD
Kenedy ISD
Runge ISD
Falls City ISD
Nixon-Smiley ISD
Nordheim ISD
Pettus ISD
Pawnee ISD
Karnes County ESD
City of Falls City
City of Karnes City
City of Kenedy
City of Runge
Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District
Karnes County HD
Escondido Watershed Authority
Ecleto Creek Watershed District
Hondo Watershed District 
San Antonio River Authority

The duties of the appraisal district include: 
The determination of market value of taxable property
The administration of exemptions and special valuations authorized by the local entities and the State of Texas
Tax rates and ultimately the amount of taxes levied on property are determined by governing bodies of each of the taxing authorities. 
Prichard & Abbott will be appraising the Mineral, Utility, and Industrial accounts beginning 2015. 
Real Estate and Personal Property accounts are appraised by Pritchard & Abbott Inc. and locally by the district. 
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 
(Open during lunch)