1439 West Highway 92 PO Box 179, Williamsburg, KY, 40769
The original Whitley County Detention Center was built back in the 1850s. The original Whitley County Detention Center has now been made into a museum.
They have built a newer facility that has all the bells and whistles. The new Whitley County Detention Center went to replace the original Whitley County Detention Center was burnt to the ground.
The Whitley County Detention Center is responsible for keeping inmates who are from Whitley County as they are going through their trial process as well as when they serve their sentences.
Inmates in the Whitley County Detention Center are both male and female over the age of 18.
Whitley County Detention Center — General Information
|Facility Name||Whitley County Detention Center|
|Facility Type||County Jail|
|Address||1439 West Highway 92 PO Box 179, Williamsburg, KY, 40769|
The Whitley County Detention Center does not have an inmate roster available on the web for you to easily search through on your own time.
If you would like to get information on an inmate who is in the Whitley County Detention Center, you will need to contact the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office directly.
The Whitley County Sheriff’s Office will be able to help you locate the correct information on the inmate in question. When contacting them, you will need to have the inmate’s date of birth along with their full name handy.
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
If you do not live near the Whitley County Detention Center and you still want to converse with an inmate other than phone calls, another great way is to send them letters.
The Whitley County Detention Center permits inmates to receive written letters from their friends, family, and even legal counsel.
When writing an inmate, a letter, you should refrain from using any of the following:
Kissing the letter with lipstick
Misting the letter with your cologne or perfume
Drawing on it
Please ensure you put your return address on every letter you send.
If you need to put money into the inmates account at the Whitley County Detention Center, you can stop by the facility lobby with a money order. The money order will then be added to the inmate’s accounts within a few business days.
If you do not live near the Whitley County Detention Center, you can send a check or a money order to the facility and they can then add the funds to the inmate’s account. You need to ensure the inmate’s name is on the funds you are sending.
Please do not send cash.
When an inmate is first brought into the Whitley County Detention Center, they will have to fill out a phone call approval list. This list will allow them to contact you while they are in the Whitley County Detention Center.
If an inmate does not know your telephone number when filling out this list, it is fine, they can add you later.
Inmates in the Whitley County Detention Center will be permitted to use the telephone from 7 am to 7:30 pm. They will not be permitted to use the telephone during counts throughout the day.
However, inmates will only be permitted to call you collect. You, the receiver will be the one responsible for the costs associated with the call.
Inmates will be able to make 30-minute phone calls home. However, during rush time, the calls will only be approved for 10-minutes.
Again, when an inmate is first brought into the Whitley County Detention Center, they will have to fill out an approved visitor list. Inmates will need your information to put you on the list.
Keep in mind that you will need a government photo identification card with you to be permitted into the visitation room.
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.