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Cherokee County
County Jail

Cherokee County GA Adult Detention Center is classed as a medium security facility. It has a strengthened perimeter fence and electronic detection systems to ensure inmates stay within the facility. To help inmates prepare themselves to rejoin the wider community, Cherokee County GA Adult Detention Center offers a wide range of work and treatment programs.

Cherokee County GA Adult Detention Center is a County Jail used by the jurisdictions of Cherokee to confine inmates for short periods while awaiting trial or processing. As inmates are staying for only a short period, it has fewer amenities than a jail or prison. Inmates do, however, have access to bathroom facilities and are provided with meals during their stay. Cherokee County GA Adult Detention Center may also have a common area in which inmates can socialize. Use the inmate search feature to find an inmate here.

Facility Details

498 Chattin Drive
Canton , GA 30115
Phone
678-493-4154
678-493-4150
Fax
678-493-4195
Email

Extra Information


The Cherokee County Adult Detention Center is a 512 bed facility affording housing to individuals both pre-sentence and sentenced.

The primary function of the Adult Detention Center is for the receiving, processing, and, housing of individuals charged with felony and/or misdemeanor criminal violations. Those individuals that are unable to make bond remain in the custody until they appear in court.

The secondary function is the housing of sentenced inmates. Some inmates are sentenced to serve time for misdemeanor offenses (less than 1 year) and remain in the county facility for the duration of their sentence. Inmates that receive a court sentence of more than 1 year are considered inmates of the Georgia Department of Corrections and remain in the county facility until they may be received by a facility of the State of Georgia.

People visiting the Adult Detention Center are not allowed to loiter, smoke or use a cell phone within a hundred feet of the building for security reasons. These rules are posted at all entrances to the facility. Please adhere to these rules while visiting.