Office Location
117 East High Street, Suite 103
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

(740) 393-6735
(740) 397-3153

[email protected]

Office Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Closed weekends and holidays.


Chief Deputy
Betty Durbin – (740) 393-6735

Shelley Coon – (740) 393-6738
Shirley Laymon – (740) 393-6737
Linda Hulse – (740) 393-6739

Special Notices

To check Real Estate Taxes, visit the Official Website of the Knox County Auditor

The Real Estate Taxes for the first half of 2005 will be due on Tuesday, January 31st 2006.

The Manufactured Homes Taxes for the first half of 2006 are due on Friday, March 10th 2006 .


The Treasurer’s major responsibility is the collection and safekeeping of taxes for schools, municipalities townships and County.

These taxes include:

Real Estate
Personal Property
Manufactured Homes
Special Assessments
Also collects:

Cigarette License Fees
Vendor License Fees
Fees, Fines & Miscellaneous moneys from all departments
Services Provided

Collection of taxes

First-half real estate taxes are due at the end of January. Second half real estate taxes are due the middle of June.
For taxpayers’ convenience real estate taxes may be paid at our office located at 117 East High Street, Suite 103 as well as at First-Knox National Bank locations.
Taxes may be paid by MasterCard or Visa in the office or by telephone.
We accept cash, check or money orders for payment of taxes. Envelopes are provided for mail back convenience.
Electronic Funds Transfer is another option in paying your real estate taxes. This is a popular choice for those who go to warmer climates during the January tax collection period.
Manufactured Home Taxes are due in February and August payable in our office, by mail or at First Knox locations.
Provides terminals for public use in researching information on tax parcels with staff assistance when needed. To research you will need a parcel number, name of property owner, or the address of the property.
Investment of Funds

Treasurer serves as the County investment authority for all funds and is responsible for sound investment of the County’s money until it is disbursed.
Continually monitors investments and maintains short-term investments to have enough monies readily available to pay current operating expenses from day to day.
The treasurer serves as a member of
Board of Revision
Budget Commission
Data Processing Board
Investment Board
Unclaimed Funds

For information, please contact our local office or inquire directly with the department of commerce at the address listed below.

Department of Commerce
Division of Unclaimed Funds
77 South High Street, 20th Floor
Columbus, Ohio, 43215-6103

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