The City of Lufkin currently holds abandoned and unclaimed property, in the form of utility deposits or other refunds that have been abandoned by the owner for two or more years. The City of Lufkin has provided lists of unclaimed property – “Commercial Accounts” and “Individual Accounts” – for your convenience in locating property that may be yours.

If you believe you may have abandoned or unclaimed property held by the City of Lufkin, please search the “Commercial Accounts” list or the “Individual Accounts” list. If a search results in any matches, please complete the “Unclaimed Property Claim Form” and mail it, with supporting documentation to the City of Lufkin, Attn: Finance Dept./Unclaimed Property, P. O. Drawer 190, Lufkin, Texas 75902-0190.  Supporting documentation is the following: 

  • Copy of the claimant’s photo identification (e.g. driver’s license or state ID card)
  • Proof of Taxpayer Identification Number (photocopy of one of the following: social security card, military ID card, tax record, or pay stub)
  • Proof associating you with the unclaimed property as published (photocopy of one of the following: utility bill, driver’s license, mortgage payment coupon, cancelled check, credit report, or pay stub reflecting the address).

These items may be photocopied and submitted by mail, fax to 936-633-7501, or in person.  All pictures and text must be clear and legible.  Checks will not be reissued without proof of identification.  Please note that it may take up to two weeks to process after receiving your claim form.  Checks will not be distributed on the day the form is received.
Upon receipt of your completed and signed claim form, we will review it carefully; if we are able to determine ownership from the information provided, we will process your claim. If the supporting documentation is insufficient, we may contact you for further information.  There is no charge for the claim process. For additional information, please contact Finance Dept. at 936-633-0423.