Welcome to Hale 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.

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

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

City of Plainview Cotton Center ISD Farm to Market
City of Hale Center Abernathy ISD High Plains Water District
City of Petersburg Hale Center ISD Noxious Weed Control District
City of Abernathy Petersburg ISD Hale County
  Plainview ISD

The duties of the appraisal district include:

  • The determiniation 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. Mineral, utility, and industrial accounts are appraised for the district by Thomas Y. Pickett & Co., Inc. in Dallas, Texas. Real estate and personal property accounts are appraised locally by the district.