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Updated on: April 25, 2022

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About McDowell County Jail

In Marion, North Carolinais where you will be able to find the McDowell County Jail. The McDowell County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the McDowell County Jail. 

There are 133 inmates held in the McDowell County Jail. The McDowell County is served by this facility. Most of the inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2-year sentence. 

McDowell County Jail
Facility Name
McDowell County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
593 Spaulding Road, Marion, NC, 28752
Phone
828-652-2236
Capacity
133
City
Marion
Postal Code
28752
State
North Carolina
Country
McDowell County
Official Website
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

Mcdowell County Sheriffs Department / Mcdowell County Jail

Sheriff
Ricky T. Buchanan
Address
593 Spaulding Road, Marion, North Carolina, 28752
Phone
828-652-4000
Fax
828-652-8910
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://www.mcdowellsheriff.org/

Inmate Search

Doing an inmate search in the McDowell County Jail is very simple. Now you can do an inmate search from your smartphone or computer when you are on the go or from the comfort of your own home. You don't have to waste your time looking for the right phone number, getting transferred from one person to the next or better yet having your phone call get disconnected.

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

The McDowell County Jail has its jail roster open to the general public by the McDowell County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found here.

The inmate's names are set up in alphabetical order on this database. You will see the information below when you click on the inmate’s name:

  • Inmate's Full Name
  • Age
  • Alias
  • Scheduled Release
  • Charges
  • Zip
  • Date Released
  • Booking Date 
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Eye Color
  • Hair Color
  • Address
  • Race
  • Arresting Agency
  • Arresting Officer
  • Gender
  • Inmate's Classification
  • Bond Agency
  • Mugshots

You can call the McDowell County Jail at 828-652-2236 if you need additional information.

Sending a Mail

The McDowell County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. All letters that are sent to the jail are checked by the jail employees before they are handed out to the inmates.    

The jail employees are looking for items that are not allowed to be sent to the jail. If any forbidden items or offensive letters are sent to the jail, the jail staff will either throw them out or send items back to the sender.

Items that are not permitted to be sent to inmates are listed below:

  • Gand Related Items
  • Sexual Drawings & Pictures
  • Polaroids
  • Stamps
  • Glitter
  • Pencils
  • Stickers
  • Pens
  • Writing Paper
  • Envelopes

Inmates in the McDowell County Jail are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines sent to them. All books, newspaper and magazines will need to be sent straight from the publisher or the bookstore to the jail. You are allowed to have these items sent from Amazon. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. All used and hardcover books that are sent, will get sent back to the sender. 

The inmate's mailing address in the McDowell County Jail is:

Inmate Full Name
Inmate Number
593 Spaulding Road, Marion, NC, 28752

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Sending Money

The McDowell County Jail inmates will need funds to make purchases at the commissary. Funds will also be needed in order for inmates to make phone calls to their friends and family.   

Cashier’s checks, money orders, and tax returns are accepted at the McDowell County Jail. Any funds that is being deposited into an inmate's account will need to be payable to the inmate. You can either send these items to the McDowell County Jail by mail or drop them off at the address listed below:  

593 Spaulding Road, Marion, NC, 28752

Phone Calls

The McDowell 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 phone calls. The call will get terminated as soon as the 15-minutes is over.  

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

The McDowell County Jail inmates are allowed to only make collect phone calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from an inmate from a landline phone. However, you will not be able to receive any collect calls from a mobile phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for and all fees associated with the collect calls. The McDowell County Jail is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.  

Visiting Rules

Inmates in the McDowell County Jail are allowed to get visitors. You will need to find out what the visitation hours are by talking to an inmate if you would like to visit them. Visitation hours are not released by the jail employees for the inmates. You will need to get that information on your own from an inmate.   

Before you are allowed in the visitation area you will need to present your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States passport. 

Make sure to leave all your personal belongings in your vehicle. Any personal belongings are not permitted in the visitation area.    

The jail has a strict dress code that must be followed when you are visiting. Please refrain from wearing the articles listed below: 

  • Revealing clothing
  • Miniskirts
  • Tanktops
  • See Through clothing
  • Offensive clothing

You will not be allowed in the visitation area if you are wearing any of the forbidden clothing. You will not be allowed to go in the visitation area if you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol as well. The jail staff can refuse a visitation for any reason without notice.    

The address listed below is where the visitations are held:   

593 Spaulding Road, Marion, NC, 28752

Inmates in the McDowell County Jail are allowed to get visitors. You will need to find out what the visitation hours and how often you can visit by talking to an inmate if you would like to visit them. Visitation hours are not released by the jail employees for the inmates. You will need to get that information on your own from an inmate.   

The address listed below is where the visitations are held:

593 Spaulding Road, Marion, NC, 28752

McDowell County Prison Statistics

McDowell County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 30
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 19
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

McDowell County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 11
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 102
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 4

McDowell County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 3
Latino Prison Population 4
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 83
Black Prison Population 4

McDowell County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,623
Male Jail Population 95
Total Jail Population 113
Female Jail Population 21

McDowell County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 87
Female Pretrial Jail Population 8
Male Pretrial Jail Population 71

McDowell County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 44
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 40
Male Prison Admissions 37
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 7

McDowell County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 8
Total Prison Population 94
Male Prison Population 86

McDowell County, North Carolina Warrants, Arrests

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