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Updated on: February 19, 2022

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About Lincoln County Detention Center

The Lincoln County Detention Center is located in Lincoln, North Carolina. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Lincoln County Detention Center. 

This facility can hold up to 168 inmates. These inmates are from minimum-security level all the way to the maximum-security level. There are both male and female inmates. 

Lincoln County Detention Center is supplied with medical staff, mental health staff, a kitchen, administrative segregation, medical segregation, and disciplinary housing. 

Lincoln County Detention Center
Facility Name
Lincoln County Detention Center
Facility Type
County Jail
700 John Howell Memorial Drive PO Box 506, Lincoln, NC, 28092
704-732-9050, 704-732-9020
Postal Code
North Carolina
Lincoln 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

Lincoln County Sheriffs Department - Adam Office

Bill Beam
700 John Howel Memorial Drive, Lincolnton, North Carolina, 28092
[email protected]

Inmate Search

Finding someone in the Lincoln County Detention Center 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 Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Lincoln County Detention Center. Keeping an up to date database of all inmates currently in their custody is a big responsibility. That is what the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department does.

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

Sending a Mail

Inmates in the Lincoln County Detention Center 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.

Public Records Online Search

Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.

Sending Money

Lincoln County Detention Center 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 Lincoln County Detention Center. 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 Lincoln County Detention Centerinmates 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. Lincoln County Detention Center 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 Lincoln County Detention Center are allowed to have visitors. The Lincoln County Detention Center visitations are video visitation only. You will need to call 704-732-9050, 704-732-9020.

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 Lincoln County Detention Center who are on disciplinary lockdown will only be allowed to have visitors from their immediate family only. 

The visiting hours are listed below:

Lincoln County Prison Statistics

Lincoln County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 12
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 5
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Lincoln County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 23
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 85
Native Jail Population 1
Latino Jail Population 7

Lincoln County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 2
Latino Prison Population 5
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 243
Black Prison Population 89

Lincoln County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 4,232
Male Jail Population 97
Total Jail Population 139
Female Jail Population 18

Lincoln County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 107
Female Pretrial Jail Population 11
Male Pretrial Jail Population 86

Lincoln County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 155
Black Prison Admissions 29
Other Prison Admissions 5
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 121
Male Prison Admissions 133
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 22

Lincoln County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 37
Total Prison Population 339
Male Prison Population 302


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