Abbeville County Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: October 19, 2022
21 Old Calhoun Falls Rd, Abbeville, SC 29620
Mailing Address
PO Box 9, Abbeville, SC 29620

Abbeville Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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Abbeville County Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 864-446-6200

The Abbeville County Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 21 Old Calhoun Falls Rd Abbeville, SC which is operated locally by the Abbeville County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Abbeville County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Abbeville Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Detention Center is under jurisdiction of County Sheriff and can currently house 105 adult inmates, 44 pre-sentenced, 38 sentenced, 6 maximum security, 2 special management and 15 female inmates. In addition to the Detention Center they also manage the County Prison which houses up to 38 sentenced State and County inmates who are assigned supervised work details throughout the County.

The Abbeville County Detention Center is one part of the criminal justice system serving the citizens of Abbeville County. It recognizes, to the extent consistent with the primary goal of public safety and security, the development of alternatives to incarceration (such as community service, electronic monitoring) as an integral part of the Abbeville County Detention Center’s criminal justice system. The Detention Center must also serve the needs of all user agencies and individuals, including prisoners, staff, law enforcement, the courts, attorneys, and community organizations.

The Abbeville County Detention Center will serve as the intake center for un-sentenced misdemeanor and/or felony detainees/inmates, and as an incarceration facility for sentenced offenders. It will provide facilities for the detention of both un-sentenced detainees/inmates and sentenced inmates in a minimum, medium, and maximum-security environment. All facilities will provide housing and services of equal quality for all classes of detainees/ inmates.

Inmate Locator

Abbeville County Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in South Carolina. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Visitation Information

Inmates housed at our Detention Center facility are allowed three (3), non-consecutive one (1) hour visitations each week. Visitation is limited to three (3) persons at a time in the visitation unit. ALL visitors must have a valid State picture ID. Small children accompanied by a parent or gaurdian do not have to have picture ID unless they are ten (10) years of age or older and are not included in the visitation limit. ALL visitation must be scheduled 24 hours prior to the day of the visit by calling 864 446-6200. ALL visitors must provide names of all visitors, address and a phone number. NO personal item may be brought to inmates unless approved by the Administrator. Inmates may purchase items from the commissary. Visitors may bring certified money orders to deposit in inmates commissary accounts. Inmates housed at our County Prison Facility are allowed visitation on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. ID is required and number of visitors the same as the Detention Center. Limited Items may be brought to inmates, these items can be explained during the first visit or by calling 864 446-6200.

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