Update as of 6/1/2021

Our staff is currently working normal business hours.  You should have recently received your 2021 tax statements along with your 2021 valuation notice for taxes payable in 2022.  Be sure to review your valuation notice as this is the time to appeal the value as well as verify that any classification or homestead changes maybe be occurring.   At the bottom of your notice your appeal schedule should be listed for your dates and times.  This schedule can also be found here at  2021 appeals schedule.  As of 4/1/2021 our doors will be open to the pubic.  Please see the Freeborn County main page for information on this.

We will also continue to work on our 2022 assessment quintile plan for taxes payable in 2023. These areas are highlighted on the map below. We will be sending out postcards for these quintile areas.  We will be knocking on doors or leaving door hangers.  Appraisers will be wearing identification badges and be in a Freeborn county vehicle.  

If you would like to update your parcel information online please click on   Property Verification Form.     

 If you have a question or concern please contact us via email at Otherwise leave us a voicemail at 507-377-5176. Your patience is appreciated and we will be as responsive as possible during this time. 

Freeborn County is set up under a "true county assessor" system which means all property assessments are conducted by the County.  The County Assessor’s Office is responsible for the valuation and classification of all property within the county for property tax purposes as provided by state law and regulation.

Property Taxes

For general information on property taxes, check out the fact sheets provided by the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Related Documents


The Freeborn County Assessor’s Office will be performing reassessments of property for the 2022 assessment for property taxes payable in 2023 in the following jurisdictions: 

  • City of Albert Lea Residential - See Map of Areas Below 
  • Bancroft Township
  • Freeman Township
  • Manchester Township
  • Nunda Township
  • Pickerel Lake Township
  • Shell Rock Township
  • City of Alden
  • City of Clarks Grove
  • Village of Gordonsville

You should be receiving a postcard and an appraiser will be visiting each property that is improved with structures to update photos and review the property. 

Sales Reports