Russell County Jail

Russell County Jail, KY Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: December 17, 2022
Postal Code
Russell County
Phone Number
23 Lewis Alley PO Box 23, Jamestown, KY, 42629

About Russell County Jail

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The Russell County Jail serves all of Russell County, Kentucky.

The Russell County Jail is not like many other county facilities throughout the United States.

The Russell County Jail is a smaller facility. The Russell County Jail can only house up to 110 female and male offenders. The Russell County Jail on a typical day will average about 110 inmates.

The Russell County Jail is classified as a medium-security county facility. The Russell County Jail will only house those adults who are over the age of 18.

Russell County Sheriffs Office

410 Monument Sq, Jamestown, Kentucky, 42629

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Russell County Jail approves the following items to be sent to inmates:

  • Letters

  • New Paperback books

  • Magazines

  • Photos

  • Newspapers

All items will need to have the inmate’s information on them and be mailed by USPS.

Sending Money

You are only allowed to mail an inmate a money order by using USPS. No cash.

Phone calls

If you do not have a mobile line and would like to receive calls from the inmates in the Russell County Jail, you will be happy to know they don’t just do collect calls anymore. They also use Paytel.

Paytel is a third-party service that contracts with the Russell County Jail. You can choose a plan you would like when you create your account.

Keep in the back of your mind that if there is no money in the phone account, the inmate will not be able to call you using the Paytel service. They will have to call you collect.


Visitation is held on Thursdays at the Russell County Jail.

Visitation will be held during two set times on Thursday. The first time being 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The second time being 7 pm to 9 pm.

You should note that the inmates in the Russell County Jail will only be allowed to have one visit every week.

Everyone in your party will need to have a photo identification card prior to being allowed in the visitation area. If you are bringing someone under the age of 18, they will need to be brought with their legal guardian and stay with the party the entire time.

Visiting 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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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