Essex County Jail

Essex County Jail, VA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: August 28, 2022
State
Virginia
City
Tappahannock
Postal Code
22560
County
Essex County
Phone Number
804-443-3346
Location
304 Prince Street PO Box 955, Tappahannock, VA, 22560

About Essex County Jail

Essex County Jail inmate lookup: Who's in jail, Inmate Roster, Filing Date, Height, Document Type, Bookings, Bond, Court Record, Mugshots, Code, Current Housing Block, Release Date, Booking Date, State of Charge, Arrests.

The Essex County Jail was constructed in 1978. When the Essex County Jail was constructed it was under Sheriff L. Ray Patterson’s careful watch.

Throughout the years, the Essex County Jail expanded and expanded again.

The Essex County Jail employs around 50 people. Most of these people are correctional officers that ensures that Essex County Jail runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Essex County Sheriffs Office

Address
304 Prince Street, Tappahannock, Virginia, 22560
Phone
804-443-3346
Fax
804-443-3340

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive letters, while they are in the Essex County Jail. But you should refrain from your letters having any of the following subject matters:

  • Physical Violence

  • Gruesome Subject Matter

  • Sexual Acts

  • Sexually Explicit Images

If your letter has any of the following, it will be discarded, and the inmate will not be given it.

You should address your envelope according to the following:

Inmate Name

Essex County Jail

304 Prince Street PO Box 955, Tappahannock, VA, 22560

Inmates may also receive soft-sided Bibles. The only catch for sending a Bible to the Essex County Jail is they will need to be sent to the facility from the supplier and/or publisher.

Inmates can also receive tennis shoes as well, but just like the Bibles, they will need to be sent to the Essex County Jail from the supplier and/or publisher.

All other packages and items will need to be approved by the Jail Administration prior to you sending them.

Sending Money

The Essex County Jail has made it easier than ever for you to deposit money into an inmate's account.

First off, if you live local to the Essex County Jail, you can drop off a money order or cashier's check. The Essex County Jail does not accept cash.

If you do not live local to the Essex County Jail, you can mail the money order or cashier’s check to the following address:

Inmate Name

Essex County Jail

304 Prince Street PO Box 955, Tappahannock, VA, 22560

If you are tech-savvy, you can deposit funds using JailATM.com. If you opt-in to use Jail ATM you should be aware that there is a service fee.

Phone calls

Inmates do not have many privileges in the Essex County Jail, but one of their main ones is being able to use the telephone to call home.

All calls will be collected. All calls will be limited to 15 minutes. All calls will be recorded and monitored.

Visitation

Inmates will be permitted two non-contact visits per calendar week. Visits will not be less than 20 minutes. The Essex County Jail uses this following visitation schedule

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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