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Avery County Jail, NC

Updated on: December 5, 2023

Avery County Jail, Avery County, County Jail


300 Shultz Circle PO Box 426, Newland, NC, 28657

North Carolina

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The Avery County Jail first and foremost opened its doors back in 1982. It was not until 2000 when the Avery County Jail saw a much-needed renovation and expansion.

The Avery County Jail originally only had a capacity of housing 50 inmates and after the expansions and renovation in 2000, the Avery County Jail can house up to 19 inmates. This makes Avery County Jail one of the bigger county jails within the entire state of Newland.

Avery County Sheriffs Department

Address: 300 Schultz Circle, Newland, North Carolina, 28657

Phone: 828-733-2071

Fax: 828-733-1382

Email: [email protected]

Sending a Mail/Care Package

All mail coming into the facility will be required to be sent in by the United States Postal Service. You can send the following items to the facility:

  • Magazines

  • Letters

  • Books

  • Photos

  • Newspapers

Sending Money

You are probably wondering why an inmate will need money in the Avery County Jail. They need money to use the telephone and they need money for extra things that the Avery County Jail does not supply.

You can mail or drop off the money order at your leisure.

Phone calls

Securus Technologies is more than a phone service here at the Avery County Jail. It also operates their video visitation as well.

Inmates are limited to having 15-minute phone calls throughout 7 am to 10 pm. The telephones are in the common area in the housing units.

Inmates can use them when they have some downtime to talk to their loved ones back home.


Visitation at the Avery County Jail will run every day between the hours of 8 am to 10:30 pm. The visits at the Avery County Jail will strictly be video visits using a video visit software.

All visitors will be required to have an account with the video visitation software to be able to visit. Inmates can have 20 minutes for this video visit.

You can visit the inmate using this software directly from the video stations that are in the jail lobby or you can do so at home.

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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