Miller County Tax Assessors Office
- September 18, 2017
- Posted by: Emily James
- Category: Community News
Miller County Assessors Office
Miller County Assessors Office | 111 N. First Street Colquitt, GA 39837 | Phone: 229-758-4100
Chief Appraiser: Cody Hamilton
BOARD OF ASSESSORS
William I. Smith, Jr., Chairman
William (Mike) Middleton, Sr., Vice-Chair
Michael (Mike) R. Warren
Office is open to the public from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday.
Miller County Assessors Office offer ”electronic office” as a public service to citizens.
Miller County Assessors Office’s annual goal is to appraise at fair market value all tangible real and personal property located in Miller County by utilizing uniform methods and procedures to equally distribute the tax burden among our taxpayers. The information is for tax purposes only and not legally binding. Miller County Assessors Office strive to provide as accurate and up to date information as possible.
The information contained herein reflects the values established in the “most current published” tax digest. *Please note that the Assessors Office establishes values only. The Miller County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions.
Miller County was created in 1856 from parts of Baker and Early counties. It was named after Judge Andrew J. Miller. Miller served as a commander of the Oglethorpe Infantry, as well as in the legislature for more than 20 years, and several times as president of the Senate. Miller is best remembered for introducing a bill to give property rights to married women.
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The County seat is Colquitt. It is the only incorporated municipality within the county, and was named for U.S. Senator Walter Colquitt, who was previously a clergyman, attorney and judge.
Colquitt is home to “Swamp Gravy”, Georgia’s official folk life play with performances in the Spring and Fall. Each performance is a crowd pleasing blend of comedy, drama, and music, steeped in aSouthern storytelling tradition. Swamp Gravy’s home is a renovated cotton warehouse known as Cotton Hall.
The entire town square in Colquitt is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also listed on the registry is the Tarrer Inn, built in 1861, currently in use as a bed and breakfast.
Some of the festivals in Miller County include Storytelling Festival held in the Fall and the Annual Mayhaw Festival which attracts almost 20,000 visitors. Colquitt is known as the “Mayhaw Capital of the World.” A Mayhaw is a small, red berry often used for jams and jellies and found only in the Southwest Georgia area.
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