Mecklenburg County Central Jail

Mecklenburg County Central Jail, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: November 4, 2021
City
Charlotte
Postal Code
28202
County
Mecklenburg County
Phone Number
704-336-8100
Location
801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

About Mecklenburg County Central Jail

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The Mecklenburg County Central Jail serves all of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

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

The Mecklenburg County Central Jail is a smaller facility. The Mecklenburg County Central Jail can only house up to 1904 female and male offenders. The Mecklenburg County Central Jail on a typical day will average about 1904 inmates.

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

Mecklenburg County Sheriffs Department

Address
700 East 4th Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202
Phone
704-336-2543
Fax
704-336-6118

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Mecklenburg County Central 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 Mecklenburg County Central 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 Mecklenburg County Central 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

Visitation is held on Thursdays at the Mecklenburg County Central 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 Mecklenburg County Central 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

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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