Hardin County Detention Center, KY Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: November 2, 2021
Hardin County Detention Center

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

Inmates at Hardin County Detention Center 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.

Hardin County Detention Center - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Hardin County Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    100 Lawson Boulevard PO Box 1390, Elizabethtown, KY, 42701

  • Phone

    270-765-4159

  • Capacity

    575

  • City

    Elizabethtown

  • Postal Code

    42701

  • State

    Kentucky

  • Country

    Hardin County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Hardin County Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    100 Lawson Boulevard PO Box 1390, Elizabethtown, KY, 42701

  • Phone

    270-765-4159

  • Capacity

    575

  • Country

    Hardin County

  • City

    Elizabethtown

  • Postal Code

    42701

  • State

    Kentucky

  • Official Website

    Website

Hardin County Sheriffs Department

  • Address

    100 Public Square, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 42701

  • Phone

    270-765-5133

  • Fax

    270-737-4574

  • Website

    website

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

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

If someone you know is serving time in Hardin County Detention Center, you can search for him or her in this Hardin 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 Hardin County Detention Center 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 Hardin County Detention Center, address your envelope as follows:

Inmate name

C/O Hardin County Detention Center

100 Lawson Boulevard
PO Box 1390, Elizabethtown, KY, 42701

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 Hardin County Detention Center 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 Hardin County Detention Center at 270-765-4159 if you have any questions.

Phone Calls

Hardin County Detention Center 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 Hardin County Detention Center are recorded.

Visitation Rules

Hardin County Detention Center requires all visitors to fill out an application prior to visitation. If you want to visit an inmate at Hardin County Detention Center, carefully fill out the application. The Hardin County Detention Center 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 270-765-4159 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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