If you own your home and were affected by the recent tornado, please complete the application below for a Temporary Disaster Exemption that may affect your property tax value/liability for 2024. These can be sent to Cooke County Appraisal District at 201 N Dixon St, Gainesville, Texas 76240, emailed to: cookecad@cookecad.org. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to the CAD  940.665.7651 


Temporary Disaster Exemption Application ( Click Here) 




Paying your taxes or to make a quarterly payment

  • Pay Taxes Online, via secure payment link.
  • Phone , 1(940)267-2379
  • CCAD’s drive thru window.
  • Drop box,  south side of building, in drive-thru.  If you use the drop box please, DO NOT leave cash.
  • In person, at 201 N. Dixon, Gainesville, TX 76240.
  • Receipts: If you would prefer a receipt, please provide a self addresses and stamped envelope, thank you.





                                                                                Cooke County Taxing Entities

Cooke County Lindsay City
North Central Texas College Callisburg City
Callisburg ISD Gainesville City
Era ISD Muenster City
Gainesville ISD Oakridge City
Lindsay ISD Valley View City
Muenster ISD Gainesville Hospital
Sivells Bend ISD Muenster Hospital
Valley View ISD Muenster Water
Walnut Bend ISD Clear Creek Water
  Town of Road Runner


Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district. Cooke County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Cooke County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

Cooke County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities. Additional responsibilities include change of address and public information requests.

Thanks for visiting with us and we hope you’ll find all the information you need right here on the site, but please don’t hesitate to email, call or come by – we’re here to help!