Hampton County SC Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: August 30, 2023
409 Cemetery Road, Varnville, SC 29944

Hampton 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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Hampton 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: 803-914-2223

The Hampton County SC Detention Center is a low-security detention center located at 409 Cemetery Road Varnville, SC which is operated locally by the Hampton 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. Hampton County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Varnville Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

The Detention Center is a primary resource for the local criminal justice system. It is used to address the need for detention at various points in the criminal justice process. The function of the Detention Center is to house sentenced and un-sentenced inmates. They serve multiple law enforcement agencies including local police, sheriff, state police, conservation officers, and federal authorities. The Detention Center also serve prosecutors, the courts, and probation and parole agencies. The Detention Center serves these entities by holding the individuals taken into custody. The Detention Center responds to many needs in the criminal justice system and serves as an integral role within that system. The needs are dynamic and influenced by the policies, practices, and philosophies of the various users of the Detention Center. Staff also helps with the rehabilitation of law offenders to become more productive individuals in society.


  • Certify current employees as instructors to facilitate in-house training programs
  • Educate the community of the duties and responsibilities of the Detention Center by attending various community events
  • Conduct "Scared Straight" programs for young offenders
  • 100% academy certification for officers within twelve months of hire

Inmate Locator

Hampton 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 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.

Visitation Information

Hampton 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 803-914-2223 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

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