Welcome to

Cherokee County





The Auditor's Office: 


  • Assembles information regarding real and personal property ownership for the purpose of establishing a fair market value, computation of the assessed value and application of the taxing millage rate to produce revenue to be collected by the Cherokee County Treasurer.
  • Prepares and list all taxable personal property on the County's tax roll:
    • Cars/Trucks
    • Campers/Motor Homes
    • Motorcycles
    • Watercrafts/Motors
    • Aircraft
    • Furniture/Fixures & Equipment
  • Enters assessed values of all real property under the jurusdiction of the Cherokee County Assessor on the tax roll
  • Enters all assessments certified by the South Carolina Department of Revenue
    • Manufacturing Real & Personal
    • Industrial Real & Personal
    • Utilities/Railroads
  • Authorizes all additions, discoveries, omissions, and abatements to the tax roll
  • Ascertains personal property listed in manuals furnished by the South Carolina Department of Revenue is taxed in accordance with such manuals, guidelines, rules and regulations
  • Applies penalities to taxes and assessments which remain unpaid as of statutorily defined due dates
  • Administers the Homestead Exemption Program on the local level and determines eligibility for county residents
  • Determines necessary revenues needed annually to satisfy bonded debt payments
  • Adminsters proper application of property tax exemptions certified by the DOR and also those authorized by provisions of the Soldiers & Sailors Relief Act, (LES forms) for active duty military personnel.



  • 110 Railroad Avenue
  • Gaffney, SC 29340
  • Phone: 864.487.2543
  • Fax: 864.487.2548
        Office Hours:
  • Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00
 Auditor Employee Contact Information

Marvin Bishop Auditor marvin.bishop@cherokeecountysc.com
Renee Poole  Clerk renee.poole@cherokeecountysc.com
Heidi Collins Clerk heidi.collins@cherokeecountysc.com
Patrick Phillips Clerk patrick.phillips@cherokeecountysc.com
Dell Leazer  Part Time Clerk dell.leazer@cherokeecountysc.com