Welcome to the Jefferson County, West Virginia

Assessor's Office Website.

Angela (Angie) L. Banks, Assessor

 I hope you find that the information provided is helpful. My staff and I are working diligently to make the office more efficient and to provide fair and equal taxation for all citizens of Jefferson County. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact my office. The Assessor oversees the process of placing fair market value on real property and personal property, and maintains property records such as transactions and mapping. The purpose and role of the Assessor’s Office is clear and concise: to place a fair market value on real estate and personal property for both residences and businesses.

While the Assessor does not determine the tax rate or collect taxes, the office does handle certain resident disagreements. If property owners do not agree with their property appraisals, they may meet with the Assessor's appraisal office for a resolution. Learn more about the Assessor's Office and its operations through links on the menu above.

Sincerely, Angie Banks, Assessor

News

2016 Maps are now available - Thursday, March 17, 2016
2016 Parcels are now available on the GIS map 
Plats are now implemented with HTML5/Javascript - Thursday, March 17, 2016

This means it will work on any device (Computer, Tablet or Phone). Stay tuned for the maps also moving to a Javascript implementation rather than flash. Flash will not work with your phones, tablets or Windows 10. So I am working to upgrade everything to Javascript. This one was the easiest so it occurred first.

 
Dates to File - Thursday, July 3, 2014

JEFFERSON COUNTY ASSESSOR’S OFFICE

Located in the Charles Town Courthouse
100 East Washington Street
(304) 728-3224

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

ASSESSMENT INFORMATION AS OF JULY 1, 2016

Dates to file:

FARM USE VALUATION APPLICATION
and FARM STATISTICS REPORT - July 1st to September 1st

COMMERCIAL BUSINESS REPORT - July 1st to September 1st
(Corporation & Business Forms)

*PERSONAL PROPERTY and
REAL ESTATE REPORT - July 1st to October 1st
*Online filing available!

JEFFERSON COUNTY DOG TAGS - Due July 1st

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION - July 1st to December 1st

**Handicapped entrance located at 108 East Washington Street**

http://jefferson.wvassessor.com

 
Congratulations Angela Banks - Friday, May 23, 2014
Congratulations to our Assessor, Angela Banks, for receiving the Assessor of the Year award at this years Assessor's meeting!
 
Plats now available online! - Thursday, December 20, 2012

In conjuction with the Jefferson County Clerk's Office, we are providing a view to the plats online!
Currently available are Plat Books 1 to 25. We will be adding more plats as time allows. The plats are searchable by Subdivision, Plat book and page and Envelope number.
Thank you to Jennifer S. Maghan for her cooperation and making this collaboration possible!

 
New GIS server hosting 2013 tax maps - Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Our new GIS server hosting the 2013 tax maps is now available to registered users.

We hope you like the new look and feel of the maps. They are quite an improvement over the older server.

 
Congratulations Tori! - Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Our own Mapping Specialist, Victoria (Tori) Myers named the 2012 WVAGP (West Virginia Association of Geospatial Professionals) Professional of the Year.

 
Sales History Added to Maps - Tuesday, April 3, 2012

We have added the sales history (Dates and Sale Prices) to the GIS maps. To access the sales history for a parcel simply click on the parcel while holding the 'CTRL' key. NOTE: Sales shown are limited to what is in our appraisal system.

 
Commercial and Real Estate Mobile Home Data added to GIS Maps - Tuesday, April 3, 2012

We have added data for Commercial Buildings and Real Estate Mobile Homes on the GIS system.

 

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