Hertford County Jail, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Hertford County Jail


701 North Taylor Street, Winton, NC, 27986


The Hertford County Jail is a medium-security jail located in Winton, North Carolina. The Hertford County Sheriff’s Office is the agency that is overseeing the day to day operation of the Hertford County Jail.

The Hertford County Jail mainly has residents of Hertford County, but on the rare occasion will take in inmates from other counties and even from the United States Marshals Service.

The Hertford County Jail provides its inmates housing and cares for nearly 92 male inmates. These inmates will either be at a minimum or medium-security level.

The Hertford County Jail employs over 250 correctional officers alongside another 25 administrative personnel.

The Hertford County Jail has a $32 million annual operating budget.

Hertford County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Hertford County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 92
Address 701 North Taylor Street, Winton, NC, 27986
Phone 252-358-7840
City Winton
Postal Code 27986
State North Carolina
County Hertford County
Official Website http://www.hertfordcountync.gov/?page_id=1592

Sending a Mail/Care Package

When an inmate is in the Hertford County Jail, you can send them letters. These letters cannot contain many things.

Keep in mind if you start having too many infractions while sending an inmate's mail, you may lose the privilege of sending them letters in the future. You will want to refrain from sending anything that is NOT allowed or permitted in the Hertford County Jail.

Sending Money

All money orders must be sent using the United States Postal Service. Any money orders that is sent using other carriers will not be accepted.

Please have the inmate’s name and their identification number on the money order as well.

Please do not bring the money order to the facility. ALL funds will ONLY be accepted through the United States Postal Service.

Phone calls

Inmates will have two options when they decide to call home. They can either use the standard collect calls or they can go through Global Tel Link and choose a plan from them.

The options will each have their pros and cons.


If you would like to visit an inmate in the Hertford County Jail, you will need to create a visitor account first.

When you create a visitor's account, you will be prompted to complete the application. You will need to wait until the application is approved.

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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