Jackson County Detention Center, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: May 18, 2020
Jackson County Detention Center

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

Inmates at Jackson 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.

Jackson County Detention Center - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Jackson County Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    399 Grindstaff Cove Road, Sylva, NC, 28779

  • Phone

    828-586-2458

  • Capacity

    72

  • Facility Name

    Jackson County Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    399 Grindstaff Cove Road, Sylva, NC, 28779

  • Phone

    828-586-2458

  • Capacity

    72

  • Country

    Jackson County

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

Inmate name

C/O Jackson County Detention Center

399 Grindstaff Cove Road, Sylva, NC, 28779

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 Jackson 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 Jackson County Detention Center at 828-586-2458 if you have any questions.

Phone Calls

Jackson 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 Jackson County Detention Center are recorded.

Visitation Rules

Jackson County Detention Center requires all visitors to fill out an application prior to visitation. If you want to visit an inmate at Jackson County Detention Center, carefully fill out the application. The Jackson 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 828-586-2458 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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