Banks County Jail, GA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: May 6, 2020
Banks County Jail

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The Banks County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Homer, Georgia. Operated locally by the Banks County Sheriff's Office, this jail holds inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing. The Banks County Sheriff's Department has the largest number of law enforcement officers in the county and is the largest facility in Georgia. The current Sheriff was sworn in as Sheriff in September 2009.

Inmates at Banks County Jail have the opportunity to participate in programs, including education, counseling, substance abuse, and religious services. They are given three meals a day and are allowed to purchase snacks from the commissary. They are given an hour of recreational time each day where they are encouraged to go outside.

Banks County Jail - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Banks County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    160 Windmill Farm Road, Homer, GA, 30547

  • Phone

    706-677-2248, 706-677-6818

  • Capacity

    60

  • City

    Homer

  • Postal Code

    30547

  • State

    Georgia

  • Country

    Banks County

  • Facility Name

    Banks County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    160 Windmill Farm Road, Homer, GA, 30547

  • Phone

    706-677-2248, 706-677-6818

  • Capacity

    60

  • Country

    Banks County

  • City

    Homer

  • Postal Code

    30547

  • State

    Georgia

Banks County Sheriffs Office / Banks County Jail

  • Address

    160 Windmill Farm Road, Homer, Georgia, 30547

  • Phone

    706-677-2248

  • Fax

    706-677-4687

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

If someone you know is serving time in Banks County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Banks County Jail log. When you click on the inmate you are looking for, you will see information on him or her such as their date of birth, arrest date, and charges.

Send a Mail/Package

Incoming and outgoing inmate mail will be inspected by jail staff.

Inmates at Banks County Jail may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

Inmate mail cannot contain anything related to violence, racial supremacy, or nudity.

If you want to send mail to an inmate at Banks County Jail, address your envelope as follows:

Inmate name

C/O Banks County Jail

160 Windmill Farm Road, Homer, GA, 30547

Inmates may receive magazines and newspapers if they are sent directly from the publisher.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate by going to the Banks County Jail and dropping off a money order or you can use MoneyGram to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

In order to send money to an inmate, you will need to know the inmate’s full name, the inmate’s ID number, and the inmate’s location.

You can call all Banks County Jail at 706-677-2248, 706-677-6818 if you have any questions.

Phone Calls

Banks County Jail has a phone program where you set up an account through the third-party company, GlobalTel, and the inmate can call you after you deposit money on his or her account.

According to the website, you can save money on inmate calling by using a “GlobalTel ‘Special Jail Phone Number’. When your inmate calls your ‘Special Jail Phone Number’, your phone rings and you save.”

All phone calls through Banks County Jail are recorded.

Visitation Rules

Banks County Jail requires all visitors to fill out an application prior to visitation. If you want to visit an inmate at Banks County Jail, carefully fill out the application. The Banks County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexiglass or on a televised screen from another location. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship. Inmates may have two visitors during each visit.

Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle. No cell phones or bags are allowed in the jail.

Call 706-677-2248, 706-677-6818 for questions regarding jail visitation.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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