Georgetown County SC Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: November 20, 2021
2394 Brown's Ferry Rd PO Drawer 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442

Georgetown County SC Detention Center is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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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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Georgetown County SC 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: 843-545-3400

The Georgetown County SC Detention Center is a low-security detention center located at 2394 Brown's Ferry Rd
PO Drawer 421270 Georgetown, SC which is operated locally by the Georgetown 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. Georgetown County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Georgetown Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Detention Center houses all persons arrested in Georgetown County by local law enforcement. The Detention Center was opened in March 1996 and has a capacity to house 212 inmates. The Detention Center Administrator and Detention Center Command Staff manage the Detention Center as directed by the Sheriff. Forty-nine employees including 42 correctional officers staff the GCSO Detention Center. The GCSO Detention Center is responsible for the following:

  • Booking and housing all persons arrested in Georgetown County
  • Housing state and federal prisoners assigned to the GCSO Detention Center
  • Fingerprinting and photographing all prisoners brought to the GCSO Detention Center
  • Conducting background checks on all prisoners
  • Providing clothing, feeding and medical service to all prisoners
  • Managing inmate labor working for county agencies
  • Managing inmates who pick up litter along roadways throughout the county
  • Detention Center serves as the County's Back Up Emergency Operations Center during hurricanes.
  • Providing assistance to other GCSO Units as needed

Inmate Locator

Georgetown County SC Detention Center publishes the names of the inmates currently in their facility in South Carolina. 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 to access and utilize any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your 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.

Visitation Information

Georgetown County SC Detention Center - Visitation

Times and days are subject to change without notice

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4:30pm

This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 843-545-3400 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

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