Dan Ward – County Assessor

St. Francois County Assessor - Dan Ward

The assessor develops and maintains a current list of all taxable real and personal property and assesses the property annually. Assessed valuation provides the tax base for property taxes levied by the county and its political subdivisions. He also processes and sends annual declaration forms for all personal property to county residents and does tax mapping by maintaining and updating property lines based upon information from the Recorders office.

Contact Information

1 West Liberty Street
Annex Building
Suite 200
Farmington, Missouri 63640

or 1-573-431-6505, Extension 1


Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


On 03-31-2020 our office has resumed the process of reviewing the parcels in the County.
However, due to the continuance of Social distancing and the safety of our field crew, they will be knocking on the door and stepping off the porch to announce their presence before beginning. Part of the reviewing process is to also update photos of the front and back of residence.If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at (573) 756-1878. Our office hours are 8 -4 Monday thru Friday.

Thank you & be safe,
Dan Ward

Appeal of Values

If you receive a notice of change in value of real property and you do not agree, you have until June 29th 2020 to file an appeal with the Board of Equalization by contacting the County Clerk at 573-756-5411.

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