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Updated on: September 3, 2022

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About Meigs County Jail

Meigs County Jail is located in Decatur, Tennessee. Meigs County Jail is a minimum-security jail that holds 56 male inmates.

All inmates in this facility are held in dormitories. This facility Keeps Who have medical issues, that can not be placed in the general in general public in their 100-bed long-term care unit.

Meigs County Jail
Facility Name
Meigs County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
410 River Road, Decatur, TN, 37322
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Meigs 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

Meigs County Sheriffs Office

Jackie C. Melton
410 River Road, Decatur, Tennessee, 37322

Inmate Search

On their website, the Meigs County Jail has a public inmate list. These records can be searched by the inmate's last name or by date confined. However, all lists are for people currently serving time in the Meigs County Jail. 

When doing a successful inmate search you will be able to see the inmate’s personal identifying information, along with their mugshot, what agency arrested them, Where they got arrested and what charges they are on.

Sending a Mail

Meigs County Jail inmates are allowed to receive letters. If you want to send a letter to an inmate you will have to send it to the address listed below: 

Inmate's Full Name, ID Number
Meigs County Jail
410 River Road, Decatur, TN, 37322

Make sure you put your return address on the envelope before sending it. Stamps or envelopes are not allowed to be sent with your letters. These items will be either thrown away or returned to you if they are sent. 

Inmates at the Meigs County Jail are allowed to get books, magazines and newspapers in the mail. If you would like to send an inmate any of these items, make sure you have them sent directly from the book store or publisher to the jail. All books will need to be new and paperback. Used and hardcover books are not allowed to be sent to the jail. 

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Sending Money

If you would like to fund an inmate's commissary account, you can do so by sending money orders via US Mail. 

There is a kiosk in the Meigs County Jail lobby that you can use to deposit funds into their account.  The kiosk in the lobby only accepts cash, at this current time. However, there is a service fee of $2.50 per transaction to use this service. The kiosk is available to use 24 hours a day.

Phone Calls

Paytel Communication contracts with the Meigs County Jail for their phone services. Inmates at the Meigs County Jail access these phones easily. These phones are payphones. Inmates are allowed to make phone calls, however, they are not allowed to receive calls. 

All phone calls at the Meigs County Jail are monitored and recorded. Three-way calling is prohibited for the inmates to use. Inmates are only allowed to 15-minutes phone calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any fees associated with the collect call. 

Visiting Rules

The Meigs County Jail visitations are Monday through Friday from 7pm to 8pm. 

On the inmates approved visitor sheet an adult must be listed. You will need to show your government ID before visiting. Visitations are only for adults (18 and up). 

Visitations are set up by each pod day. Inmates are allowed to have visitors on their pod day.

Meigs County Prison Statistics

Meigs County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population 1
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
White Prison Population 30

Meigs County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 25
Male Pretrial Jail Population -
Female Pretrial Jail Population -

Meigs County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 837
Male Jail Population 39
Total Jail Population 69
Female Jail Population 7

Meigs County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 31
Male Prison Population 27
Female Prison Population 4

Tennessee Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21
Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21

Meigs County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 45
Asian Jail Population -

Meigs County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 6
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

Meigs County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 14
Total Prison Admissions 18
Female Prison Admissions 4
White Prison Admissions 18
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -


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