Home |  Search Records |  Contact Us |  General Info |  FAQ |  Links

Welcome to the Barnwell County Assessors Office Web Site!

Normal Office Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.

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 Barnwell County Treasurer should be contacted with tax bill related questions.

Our office pledges to continue its efforts to appraise property in Barnwell County as accurately and fairly as possible. We will apply policies and practices with honesty, reliability, and respect. We want to serve the citizens of Barnwell County in the most efficient and friendliest atmosphere possible.

A little history:
The property tax was created in South Carolina in 1915 and until the late 1920s was the major source for state and local revenue. Today, property tax represents about 20 percent of all state and local taxes. It continues to be a main source of revenue for our public schools.

Barnwell County Assessor
Michael F. Hughes

Barnwell County Administration Bldg.
57 Wall Street Room 221
Barnwell, SC 29812

© 2010 by The Barnwell County Board of Tax Assessors & qpublic.net