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Meigs County Jail, TN

Updated on: September 16, 2023

Meigs County Jail, Meigs County, County Jail


410 River Road, Decatur, TN, 37322


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The Meigs County Jail officially opened in 1984. It was not until 2005 when the Meigs County Jail underwent a renovation and expansion.

The original 1984 jail could only house 39 inmates, but with the new expansion, the Meigs County Jail can now house up to 56 inmates.

Typically, the Meigs County Jail 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.

Meigs County Sheriffs Office

Address: 410 River Road, Decatur, Tennessee, 37322

Phone: 423-334-5268

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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

Please refrain from sending care packages. The Meigs County Jail 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 Meigs County Jail also gives the inmates the opportunity to use Reliance Telephone System.

The Reliance Telephone System is a third-party that the Meigs County Jail 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.


Meigs County Jail limits 2 visits per day per inmate. Visits in the Meigs County Jail 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 Meigs County Jail 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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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