Watauga County Detention Center

Watauga County Detention Center, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: February 15, 2021

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Location 184 Hodges Gap Road, Boone, NC, 28607
Official Website http://www.wataugacounty.org/main/App_Pages/Dept/Sheriff/home.aspx

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The Watauga County Detention Center is a medium-security confinement focus situated in Boone, North Carolina. Worked locally by the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office, this jail holds prisoners who are anticipating preliminary or condemning. The Watauga County Sheriff’s Department is equipped with the biggest number of law authorization officials in the county and is the biggest office in North Carolina. The present Sheriff was confirmed as Sheriff in September 2009.

Prisoners at Watauga County Detention Center have the chance to partake in programs, including training, advising, substance misuse, and strict administrations. They are given three dinners per day and are permitted to buy snacks from the supermarket. They are given an hour of recreational time every day where they are urged to head outside.

Watauga County Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Watauga County Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Address 184 Hodges Gap Road, Boone, NC, 28607
Capacity 106
Facility Type Adult
City Boone
Postal Code 28607
State North Carolina
County Watauga County
Official Website http://www.wataugacounty.org/main/App_Pages/Dept/Sheriff/home.aspx

Watauga County Sheriffs Department / Watauga County Detention Center

Address 184 Hodges Gap Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607
Phone 828-264-3761
Fax 828-265-7617
Email [email protected]
Website website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Approaching and active detainee mail will be investigated by jail staff.

Detainees at Watauga County Detention Center may get postcards no bigger than 4" x 6" as mail. Composing must be in pencil or blue or dark ink. Some other mail will be come back to the sender.

If no arrival address is accessible, unapproved mail will be put away in the detainee's storage until the prisoner's discharge.

Prisoner mail can't contain anything identified with savagery, racial matchless quality, or bareness.

Sending Money

You can either send cash to a prisoner by setting off to the Watauga County Detention Center and sending a cash request or you can utilize MoneyGram to store cash in a detainee's record.

To send cash to a prisoner, you should realize the detainee's complete name, the prisoner's ID number, and the prisoner's area.

Phone calls

Watauga County Detention Center has a telephone program where you set up a record through the outsider organization, GlobalTel, and the detainee can call you after you store cash for them.

As indicated by the site, you can get a good deal on prisoner calling by utilizing a "GlobalTel 'Exceptional Jail Phone Number'. At the point when your prisoner calls your 'Uncommon Jail Phone Number', your telephone rings and you spare."

All telephone calls through Watauga County Detention Center are recorded.


Watauga County Detention Center requires all guests to round out an application before appearance. If you need to visit a detainee at Watauga County Detention Center, cautiously round out the application. The Watauga County Detention Center maintains whatever authority is needed to deny any individual the privilege to enter the jail it picks and, in any way, shape or form.

Jail visits are directed face to face behind plexiglass or on a broadcast screen from another area. Youngsters must be joined by a parent or watchman and watchmen must give verification of their guardianship. Detainees may have two guests during each visit.

Leave every close to home having a place, aside from your state ID in your vehicle. No phones or packs are permitted in the jail.

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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