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Updated on: January 22, 2021

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About Buchanan County Jail

The Buchanan County Jail is located in Grundy, Virginia. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department operates and manages the Buchanan County Jail. 

The Buchanan County Jail normally detains Buchanan County residences. Most of the inmates at the Buchanan County Jail serve no more than a two-year sentence.  The law agencies in and around Buchanan County that work closely with the Buchanan County Jail are the police department, sheriff’s department, U.S Marshals as well as other law enforcement agencies. 

The Buchanan County Jail discontinued the work crew programs and work education release. As a matter of fact, the whole Jail's Community Corrections Division has been completely removed as well. 

Buchanan County Jail
Facility Name
Buchanan County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
1012 Walnut Street, Grundy, VA, 24614
Postal Code
Buchanan 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

Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

1032 Walnut Street, Grundy, Virginia, 24614

Inmate Search

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

The Buchanan County Jail has their jail roster with their current arrests available to the general public by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department. You can find the database on the  Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department official website.

When doing a successful search on the Buchanan County Jail roster you will need the information listed below:

  • Booking Date
  • Booking Number
  • Subject Number
  • Inmate's Full Name

You will be able to see the information below when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Name Full Name
  • Booking Number
  • Subject Number
  • Booking Origin
  • Release Date
  • Charges
  • Housing Facility
  • Total Bond Amount
  • Total Bail Amount
  • Booking Date

Sending a Mail

The Buchanan County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters will be examined by the jail employees once they arrive. The staff will pass out the letters to the correct inmates once the letters are checked.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to send, when sending things along with your letters. Here is the list below:

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

Writing your return address is a good idea when sending an inmate mail, just in case you accidentally send something that is not allowed. 

Buchanan County Jail inmates can get books, magazines, and newspapers sent to them in the mail. However, the books, magazines, and newspapers are required to be sent directly from the bookstore or publisher to the Buchanan County Jail. All books being sent to inmates must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent, it will be sent directly back to the sender. 

The Buchanan County Jail mailing address for inmates is listed below:

Inmate Name & Inmate Number 
c/o Buchanan County Jail
1012 Walnut Street, Grundy, VA, 24614

Public Records Online Search

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Sending Money

The Buchanan County Jail inmates will need money to make purchases from the commissary. The Buchanan County Jail offers several different ways for friends and family to deposit funds into an inmate’s account.

By logging on to www.accesscorrections.com friends and family will be able to deposit funds. However, there is a minimum fee of $3.95 for each transaction.

You can deposit funds by calling 276-935-6551 as well. Although there is a minimum fee of $4.95 for each transaction.

You can also deposit funds using the kiosk that is located in the Buchanan County Jail lobby. Credit cards, debit cards, and cash payments are accepted at the kiosks.

Phone Calls

Buchanan County Jail inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls from their family or friends. Although, during phone time the inmates are allowed to call 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 prohibited for the inmates to use at the Buchanan County Jail. The call will be disconnected right away if an inmate is caught using any of these features.

Buchanan County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates will only be able to call those who have a landline. Those who only have cell phones will not be able to receive any collect calls. The individual responsible for any and all charges from the collect call is the one who is receiving the collect call. The Buchanan County Jail isn't responsible for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

At the Buchanan County Jail, inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed to visit, however, they will need to stay with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit, you will be required to present either their driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport.

Make sure to remember to keep all your personal belongings in your car. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.

The Buchanan County Jail allows family and friends contact and non-contact visits. All visits have to be scheduled. You can schedule your visit here. For each calendar week inmates are allowed 3 50-minute visits.

Buchanan County Prison Statistics

Buchanan County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 13
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 16
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

Buchanan County Jail Admissions By Race

White Jail Population 141
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 7
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population -

Buchanan County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 32
Male Jail Population 117
Total Jail Population 153
Total Jail Admissions 1,514

Buchanan County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 37
Female Pretrial Jail Population 9
Pretrial Jail Population 72

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