Our mission is to provide accurate property assessments to facilitate the local funding for our county, schools, cities, and other districts that derive budgets and other operating expenses from local property values.


*Effective March 17, 2020 through April 1, 2020:

 Due to concern over the recent spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) the Somervell Central Appraisal District office is working to limit person to person exposure between taxpayers and staff.  With this in mind we have made the decision to close our office to public access.  During this time we will available by phone at (254)-897-4094 and information can be accessed through our website www.somervellcad.net

For those without internet access common forms are available in the front foyer of the office.  In addition payments can still be submitted in person through the night drop box, or click HERE for more information. 

We appreciate your cooperation and hope to return to business as normal as soon as possible.

 *Due to the unpredictable nature of the situation dates are subject to change


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. Somervell County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Somervell County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

Somervell County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities. The District strictly adheres to the Texas Property Tax Code to provide equality and accurate assessments for its constituents and tax base.

Somervell CAD Collects Property Taxes for the below Entities:

Somervell County

City of Glen Rose 

Somervell County Water District

Glen Rose Medical Hospital District

Glen Rose ISD


The following property taxes are collected by districts other than Somervell CAD.  All tax related questions should be directed to the district who collects for that entity.

Walnut Springs ISD – Collected by Bosque CAD

Three-Way ISD – Collected by Erath CAD

Granbury ISD – Collected by Hood CAD


Mineral properties in Somervell County are appraised by Pritchard and Abbott, Inc.