McKenzie County Jail

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Updated on: December 31, 2020

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Location 201 5th Street NW, Watford City, ND, 58854
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The McKenzie County Jail has dated back to 100 years. Watford City, North Dakota is home to the McKenzie County Jail.

On July 1, 2009, the first McKenzie County Jail shut its entryways once and for all. This unique McKenzie County Jail was being used for more than 100 years. All through those 100 years, the McKenzie County Jail was in consistent activity.

It took about 8 months for the McKenzie County to authoritatively pass a security issue that would permit the McKenzie County the cash and structure components to formally begin building a greater and better McKenzie County Jail.

The greater and better McKenzie County Jail was completely done and operational in August 2014.

McKenzie County Jail — General Information

Facility Name McKenzie County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 201 5th Street NW, Watford City, ND, 58854
Facility Type Adult
City Watford City
Postal Code 58854
State North Dakota
County McKenzie County
Official Website

Mckenzie County Sheriffs Department

Address 201 5th Street Northwest, Watford, North Dakota, 58854
Phone 701-444-3654

Sending a Mail/Care Package

On the off chance that you might want to keep in contact with a detainee in the McKenzie County Jail, you will have the chance to talk to them through letters.

Sending letters to your friends and family in the McKenzie County Jail is the most financially savvy approach to remain in steady correspondence.

You ought to consistently recollect that everything without exception you send to the McKenzie County Jail will be intently analyzed for booty and altogether read. Try not to say anything you would not need another person to peruse.

All mail that you send to the McKenzie County Jail ought to have the prisoner name and the detainee recognizable proof number alongside your arrival address.

Sending Money

The McKenzie County Jail utilizes JailATM to permit the families and companions of detainees to store cash in their grocery store and telephone accounts.

The JailATM resembles the famous JPay. You will bring about an assistance expense for utilizing the administration, however the assets will be saved into the prisoner's records normally around the same time.

You will have the option to store assets via telephone and online also. This makes it simple for you regardless of where you are or what you are doing.

Phone calls

Prisoners are not totally cut off from speaking with their friends and family outside of jail. The McKenzie County Jail needs prisoners to keep conversing with their loved ones and have an emotionally supportive network when they leave the office.

Prisoners will be allowed to make gather calls to their friends and family. Gather calls will bring about a charge that is the beneficiary's obligation to pay. At the point when a detainee makes a gather call, they may be permitted to call landline numbers as mobile phones don't bolster gather calls.

All calls are restricted to 15-minutes. There can be no utilization of any kind of call highlights, for example, call pausing, three-way calling, or call sending.


To visit a detainee, you should contact the McKenzie County Jail legitimately. The McKenzie County Jail would then be able to set you up with an arrangement to visit the detainee alongside all that you have to know or do preceding coming down to the office for your first 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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