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County Courthouse
520 North Main Street
Rusk, TX 75785-1334
Phone: (903) 683-2324
Fax: (903) 683-2393
www.co.cherokee.tx.us

Auction Type: Tax Deed Redeemable
Bidding Method: Bid Up

Tax Sale Overview:


If Cherokee county, Texas is unable to collect real estate property taxes they are also unable to provide important government services like police protection, public schooling and medical services.

Unpaid property taxes create a serious cashflow problem for Cherokee county, Texas.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Cherokee county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Cherokee county newspaper of general circulation. They are listed by sequence number. Parcels fall into 1 of 2 groups. Each group is sorted by parcel number.

The advertisement appears about three to six weeks before the Cherokee county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

To solve this problem Cherokee county, Texas allows investors to pay off these taxes. In exchange the investor receives the Cherokee county, Texas lien for taxes. A tax lien is simply a claim for delinquent taxes.

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on Texas laws and competition, savvy Cherokee county tax sale investors can realize high-yielding returns with Texas tax lien certificates and/or purchase real estate for a fraction of its true market value with Texas tax deeds.

Elected Public Officials:


Name:  Position:  Email: 
Chris DavisCounty Judgecojudge@cox-internet.com
Moody Glass Jr.Commissioner, Precinct 3moodyg@mailcity.com
Mary GreggCommissioner, Precinct 1 
Billy McCutcheonCommissioner, Precinct 4 
Kevin PierceCommissioner, Precinct 2 
Elmer Beckworth Jr.District Attorney 
Craig CaldwellCounty Attorney 
James CampbellSheriffccso502@risecom.net
Jim BiceConstable 
Lynn KelleyConstable 
Joe SelfConstable 
Randy ThompsonConstable 
Patsy LassiterTreasurercotreasurer@cox-internet.com
L. H. CrockettAuditor 
Linda BeardTax Assessor Collector 
Laverne LuskCounty Clerk 
Marlys MasonDistrict Clerk 

Please contact the county to get the most current information. To report any errors, updates, deletions or additions click here.


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