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

Yoakum County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities. Additional responsibilities include change of address and public information requests.

The duties of the appraisal district include:

The determination 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

County Taxing Entities:

Yoakum County
Seagraves Independent School District
Brownfield Consolidated Independent School District
Denver City Independent School District
Plains Independent School District
City of Denver City
City of Plains
Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District

Message from the Chief Appraiser, Brooks Barrett

As a Chief Executive Officer of the Yoakum County Appraisal District, I welcome you to our Website. I hope that you find our Website useful and informative. Our office is currently responsible for the appraisal of properties for the taxing jurisdictions located in Yoakum County.

Our purpose is to ensure that all taxable properties within Yoakum County are on the appraisal roll, to appraise property fairly, equally, and impartially, and to administer exemptions and special appraisals through an open line of communication with the general public.