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Updated on: April 10, 2023

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About Hamilton County Jail

The Hamilton County Jail is located in McLeansboro, Illinois. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Hamilton County Jail. 

These inmates are from minimum-security level all the way to the maximum-security level. There are both male and female inmates. 

Hamilton County Jail is supplied with medical staff, mental health staff, a kitchen, administrative segregation, medical segregation, and disciplinary housing. 

Hamilton County Jail
Facility Name
Hamilton County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
100 South Jackson Street, McLeansboro, IL, 62859
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Hamilton County

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

Hamilton County Sheriff

100 South Jackson Street, McLeansboro, Illinois, 62859
[email protected]

Inmate Search

Finding someone in the Hamilton County Jail is very simple. You don't have to find the correct phone number, to be transferred from one person to next, to be put on hold, or get disconnected.

Using a computer or mobile phone, you can now do an inmate search from the comfort of your own home. 

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

The Hamilton County Jail has its roster open to the general public by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department. You can find the Hamilton County Jail roster on the Hamilton County Sheriff’s official website.

Sending a Mail

Inmates in the Hamilton County Jail can receive written letters from their family and friends. These letters cannot contain many things or else they will be sent back to the original sender. 

Keep in mind that the inmates cannot receive the following items:

  • Stamps
  • Envelopes
  • Writing Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Polaroids
  • Gang Related Items
  • Sexual in Nature Photos
  • Drawings
  • Stickers
  • Glitter

Inmates can receive books, magazines, and newspapers. These books, magazines, and newspapers are required to be sent directly to the jail from the bookstore or the publisher. All books will need to be new. All books will need to be paperback. No used or hardcover books are permitted.

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Sending Money

Hamilton County Jail inmates will need to have money to make purchases for day to day life items they will need from the commissary. 

If you would like to fund an inmate you can drop off cashier checks, money order and cash to the front desk in the Hamilton County Jail. From there the jail staff will deposit the funds into the inmate’s account. 

In order for the staff to place the funds into the correct account, you will need to make sure you have the inmate’s number and their inmate full name, so the jail staff can put the funds into the proper account. 

You will have to wait several days before the funds will be deposited. 

Phone Calls

The Hamilton County Jailinmates are able to call home to their friends and family. Inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who possess a landline phone. Those who have cell phones will not be able to get any collect calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees from the collect call. Hamilton County Jail is not the one responsible for any charges from the collect calls.

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are not permitted for the inmates to use. If an inmate is found using any of these features the call will be disconnected immediately, and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.

Visiting Rules

Inmates at the Hamilton County Jail are allowed to have visitors. The Hamilton County Jail visitations are video visitation only. You will need to call 618-643-2511.

Before you are allowed to visit an inmate you will need to be on the inmate’s visitation list. All inmates in good standing are allowed 1 free video visit for each week. The video visit will be no longer than 20 minutes.

Inmates at Hamilton County Jail who are on disciplinary lockdown will only be allowed to have visitors from their immediate family only. 

The visiting hours are listed below:

Hamilton County Prison Statistics

Hamilton County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 12
Female Pretrial Jail Population 1
Pretrial Jail Population 12

Hamilton County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 479
Total Jail Population 18
Male Jail Population 14
Female Jail Population 3

Illinois Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.01
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.01

Hamilton County Jail Admissions By Race

Asian Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 14
Latino Jail Population 1
Black Jail Population 3

Hamilton County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 5
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 12
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 8


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