Rutherford County Detention Center, NC

Updated on: May 25, 2022

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Rutherford County Detention Center, Rutherford County, County Jail

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198 North Washington Street, Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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http://rutherfordcountync.gov/detentioncenter

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The Rutherford County Detention Center officially opened in 1984. It was not until 2005 when the Rutherford County Detention Center underwent a renovation and expansion.

The original 1984 jail could only house 39 inmates, but with the new expansion, the Rutherford County Detention Center can now house up to 205 inmates.

Typically, the Rutherford County Detention Center will only house 20 inmates who are not residents of the county. These inmates will be obligated to pay a room and board fee of $55 per day.

Rutherford County Sheriffs Department / Rutherford County Jail

Address: 198 North Washington Street, Rutherfordton, North Carolina, 28139

Phone: 828-287-6247

Fax: 828-287-6196

Email: [email protected]

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Sending mail is a great way to stay in contact with an inmate in the Rutherford County Detention Center. Sending mail is a more cost-effective way to stay in much-needed contact with the inmate.

Please refrain from sending care packages. The Rutherford County Detention Center does not permit you to send care packages to the facility.

Sending Money

When visiting an inmate, it is best to drop off a money order for the inmate as well. This money order will be put on the inmate’s books where the inmate can then transfer the money over to their Reliance Telephone System account or use in the commissary.

Phone calls

The days of having to pay for collect calls are over. Now the Rutherford County Detention Center also gives the inmates the opportunity to use Reliance Telephone System.

The Reliance Telephone System is a third-party that the Rutherford County Detention Center contracts for their inmate phone service.

The Reliance Telephone System is more widely used as it can make calls to mobile phones, unlike collect calls.

Visitation

Rutherford County Detention Center limits 2 visits per day per inmate. Visits in the Rutherford County Detention Center are held on Mondays through Friday between 9 am to 6 pm.

Visitors will be required to leave everything in their car or with a person who will NOT be visiting. Correctional officers will NOT allow anything in the visitation area.

All visits in the Rutherford County Detention Center are strictly no-contact visits. You will NOT have the opportunity to hug or kiss an inmate. They will be on the other side of a piece of glass.

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

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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