Dorchester County Detention Center

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Updated on: January 11, 2021

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Location 101 Sears Street, St. George, SC, 29477
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St. George, South Carolina is home to the Dorchester County Detention Center. The facility is classified as a medium-security detention center that can house both men and women offenders.

Dorchester County Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Dorchester County Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Address 101 Sears Street, St. George, SC, 29477
Capacity 171
Facility Type Adult
City St. George
Postal Code 29477
State South Carolina
County Dorchester County
Official Website

Dorchester County Sheriffs Office / Dorchester County Jail

Address 100 Sears Street, St. George, South Carolina, 29477
Phone 843-563-0259

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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