Our office will be closed Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day!


Homestead Taxpayers in the Daingerfield Lone Star ISD will be receiving Homestead Survey starting August 1 to be returned in 60 days (October 1).  Any not received will receive a 2nd NOTICE Homestead Survey starting October 6 to be completed and returned in 30 days order to maintain the current homestead on file.  Please complete this survey & return to our office ASAP.  This survey is conducted & required every 3 years.   If you have any questions,  please call our office @ (903) 645-5601.   


Beginning 2021, all taxpayers will be receiving an informational truth in taxation postcard from the Appraisal District.  This postcard will direct you to a website (morris.countytaxrates.com) to explore and educate yourself on the 2021 Proposed Rates to be adopted by the local taxing jurisdictions.  




Our office is open as of August 2020 & conducting business as safely as possible.  PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE OFFICE IF YOU HAVE BEEN EXPOSED OR ARE EXPERIENCING ANY COVID SYMPTOMS; please call (903) 645-5601 & we will gladly assist you.   We ask that you sanitize upon entry of the office & continue to practice social distancing.  Masks are not a requirement as of May 18, 2021.  Our office will continue to follow all mandates by the Governor & the CDC requirements.  For questions, please call (903) 645-5601 or email sgolden@morriscad.com.  

I think we can all agree, this has not been an ordinary year but we can come together & make it extraordinary.

Summer Golden

 Chief Appraiser 

Our mission is to provide accurate property assessments to facilitate the local funding for our county, schools, cities, and other districts that derive budgets and other operating expenses from local property values.

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

Morris 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.

  • Morris County
  • Daingerfield – Lone Star Independent School District
  • Hughes Springs Independent School District, Morris Portion
  • Pewitt Consolidated Independent School District
  • City of Daingerfield
  • City of Lone Star
  • City of Naples
  • City of Omaha
  • Northeast Texas Community College District

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 Pritchard & Abbott, Inc. in Henderson, Texas. Real estate and personal property accounts are appraised locally by the district.