126 S. Clark St. · Lower Level
Forest City, IA 50436
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Assessor is charged with several administrative and statutory duties. The primary duty and responsibility is to assess all real property within the Assessor's jurisdiction except that which is otherwise provided by law. This would include residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural classes of property.
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM ASSESSOR’S OFFICE 11/29/2023 (ANNUAL PROPERTY REVIEW):
The Winnebago County Assessor’s Office is in the process of reviewing property for the next assessment. Staff from the Assessor’s Office will be driving by all rural property in the county and will also be reviewing any permits that have been taken out in the urban areas. They will be reviewing buildings that have been added, removed or modified to ensure fair & equitable assessment. Most of the review will be done from the road or the end of the driveway, notes will be taken and sometimes new photos will be taken for our records. The dedicated Assessor vehicle is a gray, Ford F-150 pickup truck. If changes have been made to any structures on your property, please call 641-585-2163 to assist in updating your property data.