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.

The phone carrier is IC Solutions, 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

Satellite View of Belmont County OH Jail

You can support your loved ones at Belmont Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 740-695-5124.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Belmont County OH Jail so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Belmont Co Jail is a 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, St. Clairsville Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Ohio here.

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

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Ohio. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Belmont County OH Jail.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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.

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.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.