Carter County Detention Center, TN

Updated on: June 12, 2022

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Carter County Detention Center, Carter County, County Jail

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900 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN, 37643

Tennessee

http://www.cartercountytn.gov/government/departments/sheriff.html

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

The Carter County Detention Center originally only had a capacity of housing 50 inmates and after the expansions and renovation in 2000, the Carter County Detention Center can house up to 202 inmates. This makes Carter County Detention Center one of the bigger county jails within the entire state of Elizabethton.

Carter County Sheriffs Department / Carter County Jail

Address: 900 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, Tennessee, 37643

Phone: 423-543-2211

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 Carter County Detention Center. They need money to use the telephone and they need money for extra things that the Carter County Detention Center 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 Carter County Detention Center. 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

Visitation at the Carter County Detention Center will run every day between the hours of 8 am to 10:30 pm. The visits at the Carter County Detention Center 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

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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