217 E Myrtle St

Independence, KS 67301


Independence, KS 67301

Property Tax and the Appraiser's Office

Montgomery County’s Appraiser’s Office has the vital responsibility of accurately and fairly determining the value of both personal and real property, ensuring transparency and equity in its valuation. With a team of highly trained professionals, this office provides an objective, comprehensive and highly specialized service that aims to ensure that property owners are fairly assessed, and that the county receives the right amount of taxes contributing to its development. Thanks to its meticulous methods, conscientious approaches, and use of contemporary technologies, the Appraiser’s Office is highly efficient in producing reliable and consistent results. The Appraiser’s office continues to be an essential pillar of Montgomery County’s financial system, knowing that its assessments are crucial both for maintaining fair taxes and for evaluating the numerous opportunities for property ownership or business development in this area.


Results of the Market Study Analysis for Montgomery County for the Assessment Year 2024

January 1, 2024 – Pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1460a.

A study of the residential and commercial real estate market, and vacant land in Montgomery County, indicated that there was an overall inflationary trend of 6%.

Values on specific properties may not follow the general trend because of changes in the property, correction of the descriptive information, specific neighborhood sales data, or adjustment and equalization of values based on sales of similar properties.

Contact Us


217 E Myrtle St
Independence, KS 67301

Phone: (620) 330-1050
Fax: (620) 330-1117

Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Located on the second floor of the County Courthouse.