Cowlitz County Jail

Cowlitz County Jail, WA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: October 5, 2021
Postal Code
Cowlitz County
Phone Number
1935 First Avenue, Longview, WA, 98632

About Cowlitz County Jail

Cowlitz County Jail inmate locator: Filing Date, Who's in jail, Bond, Description, Bookings, Mugshots, Complaint, Court Type, Release Date, Booking Date, Inmate List, Grade, Court, Arrests.

The Cowlitz County Jail serves all of Cowlitz County, Washington.

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

The Cowlitz County Jail is a smaller facility. The Cowlitz County Jail can only house up to 360 female and male offenders. The Cowlitz County Jail on a typical day will average about 360 inmates.

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

Cowlitz County Sheriffs Office

312 1st Avenue, Kelso, Washington, 98626

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Cowlitz 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 Cowlitz 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 Cowlitz 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 Cowlitz 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 Cowlitz 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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