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Updated on: January 3, 2024

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About Lowndes County Jail

The Lowndes County Jail is located in Columbus, Mississippi. The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Lowndes County Jail. 

Ar any given time the Lowndes County Jail can detain as many as 700 inmates. The Lowndes County Jail normally uses direct supervision. 

Majority or probably all the inmates held in Lowndes County Jail reside in Lowndes County. A majority of the inmates are pretrial inmates and sentenced inmates. 

While being economical the mission of the Lowndes County Jail is to supply the inmates with all the resources they need. 

The Lowndes County Jail is operated in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

Lowndes County Jail
Facility Name
Lowndes County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
527 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive South, Columbus, MS, 39701
662-329-5827, 662-328-6788
Security Level
Postal Code
Lowndes 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

Lowndes County Sheriffs Department

Mike Arledge
527 South Martin Luther King Junior Drive, Columbus, Mississippi, 39701

Inmate Search

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Lowndes County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Lowndes County Jail does. 

The Lowndes County Jail has its jail roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The Lowndes County Jail inmate lookup is in alphabetical order. When doing a successful inmate search you will see the information listed below:

  • Inmate's Full Name
  • Age
  • Date Of Birth
  • Bail
  • Projected Release Date
  • Location
  • Booking Date
  • Charges
  • Arresting Agency
  • Mugshots

Sending a Mail

The Lowndes County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends. For safety reasons, all letters will be examined by jail employees when they arrive. The letters will get passed out once the jail staff checks them.  

There are a number of things you are not allowed to send when sending things along with your letters to the jail. List of things not allowed to be sent below:

  • Gang Related Items
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Music Cards
  • Purfume
  • String
  • Ribbons
  • Glitter
  • Confetti
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Writing Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Stamps
  • Polaroids
  • Envelopes
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

Lowndes County Jail inmate's are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines. The books, newspaper and magazines will need to be delivered directly from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All incoming books will be required to be paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. Used and hardcover books will be sent back to the sender if they are sent to the jail.   

The Inmate's mailing address for Lowndes County Jail is: 

Inmate Full Name
Lowndes County Jail
527 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive South, Columbus, MS, 39701

Mississippi Inmate Search

Sending Money

The Lowndes County Jail inmates will need money to buy things from the commissary. A cashier’s check or money order can be sent straight to the Lowndes County Jail if you would like to put money into an inmate's account. You will need to make the money payable to the inmate. 

Money orders or cashier’s checks can be dropped off at the jail or you can send them in the mail to the jail at the address listed below: 

Lowndes County Jail
527 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive South, Columbus, MS, 39701

Make sure you write the return address on the envelope if you are going to send in money orders or Cashier's checks. Allow several days for the money orders to be deposited into the inmate's account. 

Phone Calls

The Lowndes County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time, inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. The inmates are limited to 15-minute calls. The call will be terminated when the 15 minutes is over.

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. The call will be disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.   

The Lowndes County Jail inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only be allowed to call those who have a landline. Inmates are not able to call those who have a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees that are associated with the collect call.   The Lowndes County Jail is not accountable for any charges associated with the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

The Lowndes County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitations. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed in the visitation area you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport. 

You will need to put all of your personal belonging in your vehicle. Personal belongings of any kind will be allowed in the visitation area. 

The Lowndes County Jail visitation hours are listed below: 

You are only allowed to visit inmates in the Lowndes County Jail during the hours listed above. Remember that visiting is a privilege and not a right. 

Lowndes County Prison Statistics

Lowndes County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 25
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 2
Jail Population Held for State Jail 3
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Lowndes County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 91
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 144
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 5

Lowndes County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 1
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 198
Black Prison Population 493

Lowndes County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 249
Male Jail Population 214
Total Jail Population 249
Female Jail Population 26

Lowndes County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 145
Female Pretrial Jail Population 17
Male Pretrial Jail Population 95

Lowndes County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 207
Black Prison Admissions 140
Other Prison Admissions 1
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 66
Male Prison Admissions 185
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 22

Lowndes County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 50
Total Prison Population 692
Male Prison Population 642


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