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Few housing options, high building costs lead to higher property tax values


        The owners of all 20,053 parcels of property in Pickens County were mailed a property value assessment notice on May 24. If you have not received one, contact the Pickens Tax Assessors at 706-253-8700.

In an interview Monday, Chief Appraiser Roy Dobbs and Chief Deputy Appraiser Stephanie Gooch discussed the methods used, changes in the real estate and the challenges of keeping track of the values of all the land in the county.

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