Bell County KY Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: February 04, 2021
210 Virginia Ave PO Box 478, Pineville, KY 40977

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

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is Securus Tech®, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Bell County KY 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: 606-337-5507

The Bell County KY Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 210 Virginia Ave PO Box 478 Pineville, KY which is operated locally by the Bell 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. Bell County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Pineville Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

We offer the following programs at the Detention Center.

  • AA Classes - Tuesday Nights
  • GED Classes - Monday and Tuesdays
  • NA Classes - Tuesday Nights
  • Sign Language Classes - Friday Nights

Commissary - Commissary is done Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting at 6:00 AM.

Money Money may be mailed in the form of a U.S. Postal Money Order or money may be brought in person to the Detention Center and left in that persons name. Be sure to get a receipt from the deputy receiving the money. Bonds

Bonds are set through Circuit-District-Family Court Judges or Trial Commissioner.

Bond amounts can be seen in the information section by clicking the inmates name you have in question.

Inmate Locator

Bell County KY Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Kentucky. 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

Bell County KY Detention Center - Visitation


All visitations are from 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Each visit is 15 minutes in length.


7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Women Only


7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Men Only

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