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

Macee Jensen, Intern Deputy

Mailing Address

Ford County Treasurer

PO Box 92

200 W. State Street

Paxton, IL 60957

Welcome to Ford County, Illinois


The 2021 payable 2022 tax bills were mailed on August 17th, 2022.

The first installment is due September 23rd, 2022 and the second installment is due November 18th, 2022.

Please check back for future updates.

         Tax Bill Search                         Online Tax Payments      




Property Tax Information:

2022 Important Dates-Real Estate 2022 Important Dates-Mobile Homes
2022 Important Dates-Tax Buyers 2022 Tax Sale Registration Forms
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.
  • 2022 Holiday Closings‚Äč
January 1st,  New Year's Day July 4th, Independence Day
January 18th, MLK Day September 5th, Labor Day
February 21st, President's Day October 10th, Columbus Day
April 15th, Good Friday November 11th, Veteran's Day
May 30th, Memorial Day November 24th & 25th, Thanksgiving 
June 20th, Juneteenth December 26th, Christmas