2020 property values are available for viewing at your convenience. Please click the “Property Lookup” link above.
Knox County conducts a county wide reappraisal on a four (4) year cycle. However, the next reappraisal will be in five (5) years, in 2022. Please keep in mind that you may appeal your appraisal each year during the month of June before the Knox County Board of Equalization. This service is provided for you to be utilized at your discretion.
Our office will update this information regularly so as to keep our constituents readily informed.
John Whitehead, CAE - Property Assessor
To the People of Knox County,
My name is John Whitehead. It is my distinct honor and privilege to serve you as Property Assessor.
I have a deep respect for this office and the service it provides for the constituents of this county. I have dedicated many years of my adult life working in this office in different capacities, and I am proud to say that I am the only assessor in the State of Tennessee to have achieved the highest designations offered by the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).
My staff is extremely competent and hardworking. We are conscious of the fact that we work for you. Your home is likely the biggest and most important investment you make. We take this very seriously.
My door is open to any and all citizens of Knox County. Please realize the Property Assessor’s office is eager to assist you in any way we can.
My best Regards,
John R. Whitehead, CAE
Knox County Property Assessor
USMC (Vietnam veteran)
Over 30 years of experience in property appraisal
Professional Certifications from IAAO - International Association of Assessing Officers:
CAE - The Certified Assessment Evaluator designation is IAAO’s flagship designation, denoting the highest level of education and experience in residential and commercial real-property appraisal, assessment administration, and tax policy.
Professional Certifications from the Tennessee State Board of Equalization:
Tennessee Master Assessor
Assessment Level V
Tennessee Certified Assessor