2016 Delinquent Real Estate
The Sheriff's Tax Lien Sale is November 14, 2017 at
Click Here For Updated List of Delinquent Real Estate
The Hampshire County Treasurer's Office is located in the
Courthouse Annex. You may enter our offices by using the
front or side entrance. Elevator service is available.
Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm
MAILING & PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
66 North High Street
Romney, WV 26757
Real Estate and Personal property tax statements are mailed annually around July 15th. Real Estate tax
statements are mailed to the name and address listed on the deed as of July 1 of the previous year unless a
different address or name is provided to our office. Personal property tax statements are mailed based on the
assessment submitted the previous year to the Assessor’s Office.
Payments can be submitted by mail, in person, over the phone, or online. Our office currently accepts
Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover cards with an additional convenience fee. All returned
checks are subject to a $25.00 service charge.
Taxpayers receive a 2 ½% discount on the first half installment if paid on or before September 1. This discount
is also applied to the second half installment if paid on or before the following March 1. Postmarks are observed
as time of payment.
The first half installment becomes delinquent if not paid before October 1. The second half installment becomes
delinquent if not paid before the following April 1. Taxes remaining unpaid on April 30 will be subject to
publication. If publication occurs, additional fees will be charged.
If taxes are not paid on or before the date on which they become delinquent, including both first and second
installments, interest at the rate of nine percent per annum shall be added from the date they become delinquent
The annual Sheriff’s Tax Lien Sale is held for one day between October 14 and November 23. The exact date of
the sale will be scheduled in late September. We do not notify the public by mail of the sale, nor do we accept
bids through the mail or over the phone. All purchasers must be present or represented by a third party. The
bidding process starts at the delinquent tax amount and goes to the highest bidder. The bid amount plus current
year taxes must be paid in full directly following the conclusion of the sale. Property owners have approximately
18 months to redeem the property following the Tax Lien Sale.
MAKE PAYMENTS ONLINE
Payments can be made for real estate and personal property taxes, and park reservations.
Click the link below to make online payments to the Treasurer's Office. You will be prompted to enter
one ticket number for this transaction. Please list all additional ticket numbers in the comment box.
The ticket number can be found in the top right hand corner of your statement.
Click on your choice to make payment:
PAY TAXES ONLINE HERE
Hampshire County Online Tax Inquiry
Click here to view the online tax inquiry page for Hampshire County.