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Belmont County OH Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: November 21, 2022
68137 Hammond Rd, St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Belmont Co 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.

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Belmont County OH Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 740-695-5124

The Belmont County OH Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 68137 Hammond Rd St. Clairsville, OH which is operated locally by the Belmont 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. Belmont County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the St. Clairsville Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Jail is a 144-bed, full-service jail. It can house 120 male inmates and 24 female inmates at any given time. Offenders confined in the jail include those charged with every type of criminal offense from the most minor traffic charge to those facing capital punishment. These include Prisoners awaiting trial or sentencing, transfer to a state institution, fugitives awaiting return to other states, and those inmates awaiting probation or parole revocations. The Belmont County Jail is medically equipped to handle minor emergencies in-house with the assistance of a medical staff consisting of seven nurses and a 24-hour on-call doctor. Major emergencies are handled by the jail physician in conjunction with a local hospital emergency room.

Inmates are provided clothing for the duration of their incarceration. If an inmate is indigent, a packet consisting of a comb, deodorant, toothbrush, soap, and toothpaste are provided to the inmate. Additionally, all feminine hygiene items will be available for female inmates. All other hygiene items can be purchased by the inmate from the Commissary. If an inmate is going to appear in court and you wish to bring him or her clothes for trial, you can have the inmate’s attorney or public defender make the necessary arrangements. The Jail will not accept any clothing and/or personal property for an inmate being housed in another facility or treatment program. You must make contact with that facility and follow their guild lines for same.

Commissary is conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays. In order for an inmate to receive commissary, they must have money on their account no later than Mondays at 7:00 A.M. and Thursday at 7:00 A.M.

Inmate Locator

Belmont County OH Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Ohio. 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 aid@inmateaid.com 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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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Belmont County OH Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 740-695-5124.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Belmont County OH Jail - Visitation

On-site visitation for all prisoners is 30 minutes long and each prisoner is only allowed one visit per week (Sunday to Sunday). Our visitation days are on Thursdays and Sundays. To make an appointment contact the county jail at 740-695-5124. We do not start taking appointments for visits until each Monday morning at 6:00 AM. Any minor visiting an inmate must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian unless he/she has been emancipated by the court and documentation to show the same.

The Belmont County Jail also has video visitation. Each inmate is permitted up to two video visits per day. This can be done from any computer and/or smartphone subject to a fee. There is no fee if the video visitation takes place at the Jail.

Please see this pdf file for additional information and instructions on the same. The time of day these visits are permitted is provided at the time you log on to register for a visit.

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