Chowan County Detention Facility

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Updated on: March 16, 2021

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Location 305 West Freemason Street PO Box 78, Edenton, NC, 27932

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Edenton, North Carolina is home to the Chowan County Detention Facility. The facility is classified as a medium-security detention center that can house both men and women offenders.

Chowan County Detention Facility — General Information

Facility Name Chowan County Detention Facility
Facility Type County Jail
Address 305 West Freemason Street PO Box 78, Edenton, NC, 27932
Facility Type Adult
City Edenton
Postal Code 27932
State North Carolina
County Gates County

Sending a Mail/Care Package

One of the few things that an inmate can do while they are in the Chowan County Detention Facility 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 Chowan County Detention Facility, 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 Chowan County Detention Facility 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 Chowan County Detention Facility 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 Chowan County Detention Facility? If so, you are in luck, the Chowan County Detention Facility 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 Chowan County Detention Facility 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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