Krisha Shoemaker

Elected 2018


Software:  CIC

Population:  13,688

Zone:  III

Contact Information:

Phone:  (217) 379-9465

Fax:     (217) 379-9469


County Website:

Office Staff:

Alexis Gray, Part-Time Deputy

Amanda Muhl, Part-Time Deputy

Mailing Address

Ford County Treasurer

PO Box 92

200 W. State Street

Paxton, IL 60957

Welcome to Ford County, Illinois


The 2019 payable 2020 tax bills for Ford County are delayed this year. 

Our office is hoping to receive the tax file by the end of July so that tax bills can go out in August.  Please check back to this site for updated information.

         Tax Bill Search                         Online Tax Payments      



Property Tax Information:

2020 Important Dates-Real Estate 2020 Important Dates-Mobile Homes
2020 Important Dates-Tax Buyers 2020 Tax Sale Registration Forms
Ford County Tax Cycle Timeline Ford County Tax Cycle Timeline
Property Tax Code Statutes  

Exemption Forms: For more information or additional exemptions, please contact the Assessment Office @ 217-379-9430. 

Senior Citizens Exemption Senior Assessment Freeze Exemption
Person with Disabilities Exemption Veterans with Disabilities Exemption

Office Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30.
  • 2020 Holiday Closings‚Äč
January 1st,  New Year's Day July 3rd, Independence Day
January 20th, MLK Day September 7th, Labor Day
February 12th, Lincoln's Day October 12th, Columbus Day
February 17th, President's Day November 11th, Veteran's Day
April 10th, Good Friday November 26 & 27th, Thanksgiving 
May 25th, Memorial Day December 25th, Christmas