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Updated on: March 15, 2024

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About Adams County Jail

The Adams County Jail is located in Quincy, Illinois. There are female and male inmates at this jail. The Adams County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Adams County Jail.

The facility serves all the cities that are in Adams County. There they have inmates serving time, awaiting trial, or waiting for sentencing. 

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Adams County Jail
Facility Name
Adams County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
521 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL, 62301
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Adams County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

Adams County Sheriffs Office

Brian Vonderhaar
521 Vermont Street, Quincy, Illinois, 62301
[email protected]

Inmate Search

Finding an inmate in the Adams County Jail is very simple. You won't have to search for the correct phone number, be on hold and transferred from officer to officer.

From the comfort of your own home on your mobile device or computer, you can do an inmate search.

The Adams County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Adams County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all the inmates currently in their custody is a big responsibility. That is what the Adams County Sheriff's Department does.

These records are available to the general public by the Adams County Sheriff's Department. By going on to this website you can find the Adams County inmate search Adams County Sheriff’s Department official website.

This database can be searched by the list of information below:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Race
  • Sex
  • CID Number

You will see a list of the inmate's that fit the criteria when you do a successful search. You will see the following information once you click on the inmate's personal profile..

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Charges
  • Ses
  • Race
  • CID Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Mugshot

You will want to call the Adams County Jail at 217-277-2200 if you do not find the information you are looking for.

Sending a Mail

At the Adams County Jail inmates can receive written letters from their friends and family. These letters must be 12”x16” or smaller.

Inmates cannot receive a number of things through the mail which incudes stamps, writing paper, pencils, pens and envelopes. Through the commissary these items are available for the inmates to purchase. These items will be disposed if they are sent to an inmate.

Inmates can receive up to ten 4"x6" unframed photographs. However these photographs cannot be Polaroids.

Inmates can receive paperback books, newspapers, and magazines. These items are required to be sent directly to the jail from the publisher or bookstore. All books will need to be paperback and brand new. Hardcover and used books are not permitted.

In Adams County Jail the mailing address for inmates is the following:

Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
Adams County Jail
521 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL, 62301

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Sending Money

While inmates are in the Adams County Jail they will need money to make purchases through the commissary. 

You will need to make an Access Corrections account.  to send an inmate money. By using your debit or your credit card you can make deposits online.

Using the following phone number 217-277-2200 you can deposit money. By using your debit or credit card you can deposit again.

There is a kiosk that is available in the jail lobby that you can use . The kiosk accepts credit and debit cards as well as cash payments.

At this site you can find a location to deposit money also. They accept debit, and credit card, as well as cash payments.

You can also send a cashier’s check or money order to the jail directly. You are not allowed to drop off the money at the jail anymore. Here is the address below to send your cashier's check or money order:

Adams County Sheriff's Office Detention Bureau
521 Vermont Street, Quincy, IL, 62301

Phone Calls

Inmates at Adams County Jail are able to make free phone calls when they are in the booking process. There is a telephone supplied in every cell. The inmates can use their telephone to call to arrange bail, call their legal counsel and to call home. All local calls are free. Inmates will be required to make a collect call for any long distance phone calls.

All calls will be collect calls when inmates are in general population. Inmates can only call those who possess a landline. You will not be able to receive a collect call from a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is responsible for any charges from the collect call.

Three-way calls, call forwarding and other calling features are not permitted for the inmates. The call will be terminated immediately if an inmate is found using these features. Disciplinary action will be taken against the inmate.

Visiting Rules

In the Adams County Jail the inmates can receive visitors. Thirty minutes before visiting hours begin visitors need to sign up. After 8:30pm there will be no visitors allowed. 

Visitors can't be previous Adams County Jail inmates within the last 6 months.

One 30-minute visit every day is permitted for every inmate in good standing. The visit can include 2 adults and 2 children. Children are considered under the age of 17. During the visit all children will be required to stay with their legal guardian. 

Inmates at Adams County Jail can't have more than 3 visits per calendar week. Law enforcement, attorney or professional visits do not include these visits.

Adams County Prison Statistics

Adams County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 7
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1

Adams County Jail Admissions By Race

White Jail Population 33
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 2
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 40

Adams County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 16
Male Jail Population 60
Total Jail Population 76
Total Jail Admissions 2,155

Adams County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 75
Female Pretrial Jail Population 17
Pretrial Jail Population 17


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