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Brown County Jail, Illinois, Inmate Roster, Visitation Rules

Updated on: May 10, 2024
Brown County Jail
Location 200 Court Street, Room #1, Mt. Sterling, IL, 62353

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The Brown County Jail is a correctional facility for Adult offenders in Mt. Sterling, Brown County, Illinois. This detention center is physically situated at 200 Court Street, Room #1, Mt. Sterling, IL, 62353. It is a 148-bed facility.

Generally, this Brown County correction facility houses inmates awaiting bond and inmates serving brief sentences, usually a year or less. The Brown County jail primarily houses Adult convicted of less severe crimes, such as misdemeanor offenses. Those charged with felonies are typically transferred to federal prison after trial. Brown County jail occasionally houses immigrant detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Brown County Sheriffs Office administers the Brown County Jail. There are also more than 60 staff members and corrections officers responsible for the security of all detainees and visitors at the Brown County detention facility.

Most offenders are delivered daily. A significant number of individuals arriving at the Brown County correction facility are currently or recently under the influence. They also arrive with injuries from physical altercations leading to their arrest. Some are psychologically unstable, with no place for the police to deliver them.

Inmate Search

If you believe your loved one is at Brown County Jail, visit the Brown County Sheriffs Office’s website. The website has the Brown County inmate search tool which allows you to for inmates by entering their last names. Additionally, you can view offender information on the roster below. This roster contains the Brown County offender’s full name, gender, and age.

Alternatively, you can contact the Brown County jail directly by phone at 217-773-2011 to inquire about the inmate’s status and location.

Visitations at Brown County Jail

To schedule a visit to the Brown County detention center, you must complete a visitation form, which is available on the Brown County Sheriffs Office website. Once your application is approved, you will be notified of the approved visitation schedule by mail.

The visiting hours at the Brown County Jail are as follows:

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

During the visit, you must provide a valid government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license, passport, or state ID, and comply with the Brown County facility’s dress code and rules. The Brown County Jail may cancel visitation if you fail to meet these requirements.

To get more details about visitations, call the Brown County detention facility at 217-773-2011.

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Brown County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Brown County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 200 Court Street, Room #1, Mt. Sterling, IL, 62353
Facility Type Adult
City Mt. Sterling
Postal Code 62353
State Illinois
County Brown County

Brown County Sheriffs Office

Address 200 East Court Street, Mount Sterling, Illinois, 62353
Phone 217-773-2011
Fax 217-773-4882
Email [email protected]

Visiting Hours

Monday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


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