©Heard County Assessors & qPublic Welcome to the Heard County Assessors Office Web Site! Public Notice Notice to the Heard County Property Owners and Occupants. In accordance with O.C.G.A 48-5-264.1, please be advised that the Heard County Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review your parcel information concerning an appeal filed, return filed, construction of new improvement or addition, review of parcel, mobile home decals and/or conservation use application. The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a marked county vehicle. If you have any further questions, please call our office at (706) 675-3786. Our office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The goal of the Heard County Assessors Office is to provide the people of Heard County with a web site that is easy to use. You can search our site for a wealth of information on any property in Heard County. The information contained herein reflects the values established in the "most current published" tax digest. *Please note that the Assessors Office establishes values only. The Heard County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions. Heard County was created in 1830, by the Treaty of Indian Springs, from parts of Carroll, Coweta and Troup counties. It is named for Stephen Heard, a Revolutionary War hero and the first president of the Executive Council of Georgia. The city of Franklin, incorporated in 1831, is on the site of a large Creek town. Centralhatchee is a Native American word for "fish stream," while Ephesus was named for the famous Greek city. There are several interesting old gristmills and cotton gins scattered throughout the county, including the Armstrong Mill in the northeast section of the county. The Chattahoochee River bisects Heard County from northeast to southwest. The West Point Reservoir is a popular recreation area. Every Labor Day holiday weekend, the Powers Crossroads Festival is held on the line between Coweta and Heard counties. This is rated as one of the ten best arts and crafts festivals in the country.