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Updated on: March 30, 2022

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About Rhea County Jail

The Rhea County Jail is located in Dayton, Tennessee. The Rhea County Jail is a medium/maximum security county jail. This facility is licensed by the State of Tennessee. 

This facility holds offenders up to one year. The Rhea County Jail is responsible for inmates who have already been convicted and inmates that are going through the court process. 

A majority of the inmates in this facility are full-time inmates and some huber/work release inmates as well. Anyone taken into custody in Rhea County will be taken to the Rhea County Jail.

The Rhea County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Rhea County Jail.

Rhea County Jail
Facility Name
Rhea County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
444 2nd Avenue, Dayton, TN, 37321
Postal Code
Rhea 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

Rhea County Sheriffs Department / Rhea County Jail

Mike Neal
444 2nd Avenue, Dayton, Tennessee, 37321

Inmate Search

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

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

The Rhea County Jail roster is set up in alphabetical order By the inmate's name. Just scroll down till you see the inmate you are looking for.

Sending a Mail

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

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

The Rhea County Jail mailing address for inmates is: 

Inmate's Full Name 
444 2nd Avenue, Dayton, TN, 37321

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Sending Money

The Rhea County Jail inmates will need money to buy day to day life items from the commissary. If you want to fund an inmate's account you can do so by logging onto www.inmatecanteen.com.

In order to transfer funds into an inmate's account, you will need to create an account. However, there is a fee to use this service but you will be able to see it before you make a deposit.

Cashier’s checks or money orders can be sent as well. Make sure Cashier's checks and money orders items payable to the inmate's name. You will need to send them to the address listed below:

Inmate's Full Name
444 2nd Avenue, Dayton, TN, 37321

Phone Calls

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

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

Visiting Rules

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

Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area so make sure you leave all that in your car.

The Rhea County Jail visitation hours are listed below:

For each calendar day inmates in the Rhea County Jail are permitted to one 20-minute visitation.  Rhea County Jail views visitations as a privilege and not a right. 

Rhea County Prison Statistics

Rhea County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 14
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Rhea County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 5
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 130
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 5

Rhea County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 2
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 78
Black Prison Population 11

Rhea County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 3,115
Male Jail Population 104
Total Jail Population 147
Female Jail Population 36

Rhea County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 106
Female Pretrial Jail Population 2
Male Pretrial Jail Population 24

Rhea County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 39
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 35
Male Prison Admissions 35
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 4

Rhea County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 7
Total Prison Population 91
Male Prison Population 84


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