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Cheboygan County MI Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: January 10, 2020
870 S Main St, Cheboygan, MI 49721

Cheboygan 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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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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Cheboygan County MI 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: 231-627-3155

The Cheboygan County MI Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 870 S Main St Cheboygan, MI which is operated locally by the Cheboygan 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. Cheboygan County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Cheboygan Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Cheboygan County Jail currently has a capacity of 83 beds. The jail houses pre-trial detainees and prisoners sentenced to 1 year or less.


  • Telephones (outgoing only) will be available from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Most calls are $10.72 per 15-minutes. An InmateAid phone number makes the same call only $3.15. Click here if you want to check it out


Mailing Address:

Cheboygan County Jail
Inmate's name
870 South Main Street
Cheboygan, MI 49721

  • Items allowed to be received via mail----money orders, photo's, commercially printed religious materials, magazines and soft cover books. Books and magazines must be sent directly from the publisher.
  • Items not allowed---stamps, extra envelopes, blank paper, magazines or newspaper articles, jewelry, food items, books or magazines advocating discrimination, sexually exploited pictures, cash, personal or company checks.
  • Incoming and outgoing mail may be read to insure the security of the inmate, staff, and the public.


  • All incoming items shall be acquired through the commissary, with the exception of white socks and white underwear, and a soft covered Bible or one other religious soft covered book, which may be brought in on visiting day.
  • You may not spend more than $50 per week on commissary items. You may only order 14 food items and may not possess more than 14 food items at any time.
  • Delivery of commissary is done on Wednesday evening.
  • Orders received after your release will be disposed of if not claimed within 7 days.
  • Under no circumstances shall inmates leave commissary items for other inmates.
  • You must have money in your account to cover your order. Inmates who are indigent (less than $2.00) for two weeks may receive indigent hygiene items weekly by submitting an order.
  • No credit will be given once an order is submitted.

Inmate Locator

Cheboygan County MI Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Michigan. 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 Cheboygan County MI 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 231-627-3155.


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

Visitation Information

Cheboygan County Jail - Visitation

Visiting days are Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 10:30pm.

  • You are allowed one (1) thirty-minute visit per visiting day.
  • You and your visitors are to be properly and completely dressed.
  • Maximum of 2 visitors per visit.
  • All visitors must be seventeen (17) years of age or accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • All visitors must sign in on the visitors' log.
  • Improper ID or lack of ID will be a reason to terminate or disallow visits.
  • Any improper behavior by an inmate or visitor will result in termination of the visit.
  • Former Cheboygan County Jail Inmates must be out of jail for at least 90 days prior to visiting another inmate.
  • Money, 7 pairs of white socks, 7 pairs of white underwear, and a soft cover bible or one other religious soft covered book are the only items accepted. (Accepted during visiting hours only)
  • Visit phones are recorded and may be monitored.

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