The Rains County Appraisal District will be closed to the public until further notice, to lesson the chance of spreading the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

You may call our office or email us and we will be happy to assist you.

Phone # 903-473-2391       website:           email:

Making Tax Payments

Payment options include:   mailing your payment,  pay online at our website or call 1-866-549-2020.  You will need the Bureau Code :  2061175 when paying by phone.

Thank you for your patience during this time.  We apologize for any inconvenience this could cause.

The 2020 Notices Of Appraised Value will be in the mail soon.

The Rains County Appraisal District’s appraisal staff will be out inspecting properties throughout the County for the 2020 Tax Year from August 2019 through April 2020. 

The appraisers’ fieldwork will consist of searching for any new improvements, structures, making measurements,  verifying agricultural evaluations, checking wildlife management practices and inspecting for business personal property. 

The Appraisal Staff will leave a business card at your door if they have been on your property. The appraisers may be identified by the Appraisal District’s emblem on their vehicles, and their Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation registration ID. 

 You may contact the district at 903-473-2391 for any questions you may have concerning the appraisal process.

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

Rains Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities:

Rains CAD Taxing Entities
Rains County City of Emory
Rains ISD City of Point
Miller Grove ISD Rains Co. Emergency Dist. #1
City of East Tawakoni Lone Oak ISD
Alba Golden ISD