Offices closed November 8th for Voting

Taxes are due for your 2nd installment real estate and personal property tax on November 10th, 2016.


Taxpayers need to be aware that County offices will be closed Tuesday, November 8th for the General Election.


To accommodate our Taxpayers there is a drop box for Tax Payments. It is located at the North side of the County Government Center, 220 W. Van Buren Street, Columbia City


Payments can be made:

  • By “E-Payment” (an online payment) visit:
  • In person at the Whitley County Treasurer’s Office, second floor of the Government Building. Remember we are closed Tuesday, November 8th for Election Day.
  • By mail (all payments must be postmarked by November 10th, 2016).
  • With a credit card. Contact 1-800-272-9829. You will need your parcel number and Whitley County’s jurisdiction code: 2429. Or, use the website for a credit card payment at: . There is a fee charged for this type of transaction.


Electronic Payments are encouraged. It’s quick, easy and FREE.  Simply Visit:  See “Key Services” and click Pay Property Taxes Online.


If you decide to mail in your payment, please make sure to include your Fall coupon with the November 10th installment. Receipts are mailed back if a self-addressed stamped envelope is included with the payment.


Late payment of taxes will incur penalties.


Questions can be directed as follows:

  • Exemptions – Auditor’s Office at 248-3100
  • Assessed Values – Assessor’s Office at 248-3109
  • Drainage Assessments – Engineer’s Office at 248-3107
  • Tax Payments – Treasurer’s Office at 248-3105


The Veterans’ Day Holiday is on Friday, November 11th, 2016 and County offices will be closed on that date too.

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220 West Van Buren Street
Columbia City, IN 46725
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101 West Van Buren Street
Columbia City, IN 46725
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101 West Market Street
Columbia City, IN 46725
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