Sixteen tax delinquent properties for sale in Adams County

Posted: Jun. 6, 2012 8:35 am Updated: Jun. 27, 2012 9:15 am

Adams County has 16 properties and two mobile homes on the auction block as part of its delinquent property tax sale.

The county has completed its tax deed proceedings on the properties, which were delinquent on property taxes in 2008 and prior years. The mobile homes were delinquent from 2009 taxes. Adams County Treasurer Terry Asher said most of the properties are in Quincy, but there are properties also available in Clayton, Camp Point and Ellington Township.

Of the 14 properties on the auction block last year, seven were sold. Sealed bids must be in the Adams County Treasurer's Office in the Adams County Courthouse, 507 Vermont, by the close of business on June 22.

The required minimum bid on real estate is $635 and $695 for mobile homes. All items are sold to the highest bidder.

A complete bidder's packet is available at the Adams County Treasurer's Office for $4, or for $5 at

For further sale information, contact the Auction Sale Department of the Adams County Tax Agent's Office at (800) 248-2850 or (618) 656-5744 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.