Welcome to Colorado County Appraisal District

Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district.

Colorado County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Colorado County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

The Appraisal Process
Residence Homestead Exemption and Limitation on Appraised Value for Residence Homesteads
Productivity Appraisal Reduces Property Taxes on Farm and Ranches 


Deadlines Approaching

Deadline to file a protest for residential, rural and commercial real property is postmarked by June 7th.

Deadline to file a protest for business personal property is postmarked by June 28th.

Deadline to file a protest for industrial and oil and gas property is postmarked by June 3rd.

Faxed or emailed Notice of Protest will NOT be accepted. Only properties with a residential homestead exemption may file an Online Appeal. The information to file an Online Appeal is contained in your Notice of Appraised Value.

The Colorado County Appraisal District's informal review of your Appraised Value will be conducted via telephone only. Please call (979) 732-8222 and press 5 at the prompt for an informal review, and you will be directed to the corresponding appraiser. If you do not wish to have an informal review, please mail your Notice of Protest to P O Box 10, Columbus, TX 78934 or drop the notice off at the district at 106 Cardinal Lane, Columbus, TX 78934

Informal reviews end on the last day to file a protest. 

Appraisal Review Board Guidelines & Hearing Procedures

As always, if you have any questions, you may call (979) 732-8222, click the contact us tab at www.coloradocad.org or mail your questions to P.O. 10, Columbus, TX 78934.


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


  • Colorado County Water Control & Improvement District #2 (Garwood Water District)
  • Glidden Fresh Water Supply District #1
  • The Falls Municipal Utility District (Falls MUD)