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The Jones County Tax Department is responsible for the listing, appraising, assessing, and tax collection of all properties within Jones County in accordance with the General Statutes of North Carolina.

Please Note: We have moved from our previous location that was behind the Jones County Courthouse and are now located in the Government Complex Building located on Hwy 58 North across from the Brock Ford Motor Company (address below).

Jones County Tax Department
418 Hwy 58 N
Trenton, NC 28585

What This Department Does

  • Appraises real estate, mobile homes, motor vehicles, boats, motors, jet skis, rental residential personal property, and business personal property for ad valorem property tax purposes
  • Calculates, creates, and collects real and personal property taxes for taxing jurisdictions within Jones County
  • Receives and processes applications for tax exemptions, exclusions, and deferments
  • Updates and maintains current addresses for real estate property owners for tax billing
  • Provides tax information to the public and legal professionals

What This Department Does Not Do

  • Set property tax rates. Tax rates are set by the Board of County Commissioners by June 30th of each year
  • Determine how taxes are used
  • Have available State and Federal income tax forms in the office
  • Issue business licenses
  • Have available information on property liens and/or personal judgments
  • Handle maintenance of streets, roads, highways, or ditches; see NC Department of Transportation
  • Issue license registrations for motor vehicles; see NC Division of Motor Vehicles


Fleming Jeffress
Tax Administrator/Assessor

Kelly Corey
Deputy Tax Collector

Jones County Tax Department

418 Hwy 58 N
Trenton, NC 28585

Mailing Address:
418 Hwy 58 N, Unit E
Trenton, NC 28585

Office Email:

Phone: 252-448-2546
Fax: 252-448-1080

Tax Administrator/Assessor: Fleming Jeffress

Hours of Operation



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