Services & Responsibilities

The Nobles County Assessor’s Office is responsible for the appraisal of all real estate, personal property and mobile homes within the County. They determine the fair market value and classification of property based upon its use in accordance with the law. They supervise and advise the local jurisdictions on advalorem appraisal, conduct statistical studies of market value ratios, prepare appraisal reports for the County Board and Tax Court and advise municipalities and the County Board on assessment issues.

In addition, the County Assessor provides assessment services for jurisdictions that contract with the County and provides appraisal services where under qualified appraisers exit.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Determine the use of each property and assign a classification based on that use.
  • Determine the homestead status of the property.
  • Determine the advalorem appraised value of each property.
  • Calculate the tax capacity of each property.
  • Notify taxpayers annually of the classification and market value of their property.
  • Assist Local Boards and County Board with Equalization meetings.
  • Answer property tax questions.


Dates and Times for Local Board Meetings for 2019:


Monday, April 22, 2019

Grand Prairie Township                     9:00 AM                    Grand Prairie Township Hall in Ellsworth

Little Rock Township                          10:30 AM                  Little Rock Township Hall (Section 14-SE1/4)

Ransom Township                              1:00 PM                     Ransom Township Hall (Section 22)

Rushmore City                                    2:30 PM                      Rushmore City Council Room


Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Dundee City                                        9:00 AM                     Dundee City Council & Fire Hall Room

Kinbrae City                                        10:30 AM                   Kinbrae Town Hall (Open Book)

Brewster City                                      1: 00 PM                     City of Brewster City Hall Council Chambers

Hersey Township                                2:30 PM                     City of Brewster City Hall Council Chambers


Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Lorain Township                                 9:00 AM                      Susanne Murphy Residence (Section 29)

Dewald Township                               10:30 AM                    Rushmore Senior Citizens Center

Bloom Township                                1:00 PM                       Wilmont City Community Center

Seward Township                               2:30 PM                      Seward Township Hall (Section 17-SW1/4)


Thursday, April 25, 2019

Indian Lake Township                         9:00 AM                    Indian Lake Baptist Church (Section 19)

Round Lake City                                  10:30 AM                   Round Lake City Council Chambers

Bigelow Township                              1:00 PM                      Bigelow Township Hall (Section 11-SW1/4)


Friday, April 26, 2019

Summit Lake Township                      9:00 AM                   Reading Community Center Building

Elk Township                                      10:30 AM                   Church of the Brethren (Section 29-SE1/4)

Graham Lakes Township                    1:00 PM                   Dundee American Legion Building


Monday, April 29, 2019

Lismore City                                        9:00 AM                      Lismore City Council Room

Lismore Township                              10:30 AM                   Lismore Township Hall

Westside Township                            1:00 PM                      Adrian Legion Club

Olney Township                                 2:30 PM                      Adrian Legion Club


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Wilmont Township                             9:00 AM                     St Kilian School Building

Wilmont City                                      10:30 AM                     Wilmont City Community Center

Larkin Township                                 1:00 PM                      Wilmont City Community Center

Leota Township                                  2:30 PM                      Leota Township Hall/Senior Citizens Center


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Worthington City                               9:00 AM                     Nobles County Government Center-Commissioner’s Room

Bigelow City                                        2:00 PM                      Bigelow City and Fire Hall


Thursday, May 2, 2019

Adrian City                                          9:00 AM                      Adrian City Hall Meeting Room

Ellsworth City                                      11:00 AM                   Ellsworth City Fire Hall (Open Book)

Worthington Township                      3:00 PM                    Nobles County Government Center-Rm 310 Room (Open Book)