440 Third Street • Columbus, IN 47201
Phone 812-379-1505 • Fax 812-379-1613
Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM



The Assessor is an elected position and serves a four (4) year term.  This official must meet the qualifications prescribed by IC 3-8-1-23.  The primary duties of the Assessor are to certify the assessed values to the Auditor {IC 6-1.1-4-24}, serve as the secretary of the county property tax board of appeals {IC 6-1.1-28-1}, and equalize assessments.  The full list of specific duties of the Assessor are defined in IC 36-2-15.


Mission Statement

To ensure that all assessments of both real and personal property are accurate and that the assessed values are calculated according to state regulations.



Assessor - Lew Wilson

Chief Deputy - Rita Carr

Corrections of Real Estate - Diana Fear; Erik Uhl

Business/Farm, Personal Property Inheritance, Mobile Homes - Marsha Otte; Marilyn Waltz

Sales Disclosures, Transfer - Molly Ebert

Field - Monte Vails

Part-time - Brenda Hodler; Laura Roman Kleinhenz

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