Welcome to the Heard County Assessors Office Web Site!
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 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through
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.