Jessamine County Detention Center

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Updated on: March 30, 2021

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Location 229 East Maple Street, Nicholasville, KY, 40356
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Nicholasville, Kentucky is home to the Jessamine County Detention Center. The facility is classified as a medium-security detention center that can house both men and women offenders.

Jessamine County Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Jessamine County Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Address 229 East Maple Street, Nicholasville, KY, 40356
Capacity 165
Facility Type Adult
City Nicholasville
Postal Code 40356
State Kentucky
County Jessamine County
Official Website

Jessamine County Sheriffs Office

Address 101 South 2nd Street, Nicholasville, Kentucky, 40356
Phone 859-885-4139
Fax 502-585-2281
Website website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

One of the few things that an inmate can do while they are in the Jessamine County Detention Center is to send and receive letters. There is no limit on how many letters an inmate can send.

If an inmate runs out of writing paper, pens, or anything else, they will be required to purchase these things from the commissary. You, the family or friends will not be permitted to send them these items.

Sending Money

In the Jessamine County Detention Center, you will find a prison canteen or also known as the commissary, In the Commissary, you will be able to purchase items such as the following:

  • Entertainment items

  • Personal hygiene products

  • Clothing

  • Snacks

  • Beverages

  • Phone minutes

To send money to an inmate, all funds will be required to be in the form of a money order. Please make sure all money orders have the appropriate inmate information on them.

Phone calls

The Jessamine County Detention Center uses the Global Tel Link or GTL for short. Global Tel Link is a prepaid service in which inmates can opt in to use, so they are not limited in who they can call.

The only other option that inmates have in the Jessamine County Detention Center is to call collect, but when calling collect inmates will be limited into not being permitted to call people who have a mobile phone.


Are you looking to visit your loved one who is sitting behind bars in the Jessamine County Detention Center? If so, you are in luck, the Jessamine County Detention Center does permit visitors. You will need to get in contact with them to find out their most current visitation schedule.

However, when going to the Jessamine County Detention Center for visitation, please remember that everyone in your party will need to have the proper photo identification to be allowed into the visitation area.

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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