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Fayette County Jail, Illinois, Inmate Roster, Visitation Rules

Updated on: March 12, 2024
Fayette County Jail
Location 221 South 7th, Vandalia, IL, 62471
Official Website

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The Fayette County Jail is a correctional facility for Adult detainees in Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois. This detention center is physically situated at 221 South 7th, Vandalia, IL, 62471. It is a 64-bed facility.

Generally, this Fayette County detention facility houses offenders awaiting bail and offenders serving short sentences, usually a year or less. The Fayette County detention center primarily houses Adult convicted of low-level crimes, such as misdemeanor offenses. Those charged with felonies are typically transferred to state prison after trial. Fayette County detention center occasionally houses ICE detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Fayette County Sheriffs Department manages the Fayette County Jail. There are also more than 50 staff members and corrections officers responsible for the security of all offenders and visitors at the Fayette County jail.

Most inmates are transported daily. A significant number of individuals arriving at the Fayette County detention facility are presently or recently drunk. They also arrive with injuries from physical altercations leading to their arrest. Some are emotionally disturbed, with no place for the police to deliver them.

Inmate Search

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

Alternatively, you can contact the Fayette County detention facility directly by phone at 618-283-2141 to inquire about the inmate’s status and location.

Visitations at Fayette County Jail

To schedule a visit to the Fayette County facility, you must complete a visitation form, which is available on the Fayette County Sheriffs Department website. Once your application is approved, you will be notified of the approved visitation schedule by phone.

The visiting hours at the Fayette 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 show a valid government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license, passport, or state ID, and adhere to the Fayette County detention center’s dress code and rules. The Fayette County Jail may restrict visitation if you fail to meet these requirements.

To get more data about visitations, call the Fayette County detention center at 618-283-2141.

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Fayette County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Fayette County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 221 South 7th, Vandalia, IL, 62471
Telephone carrier Inmate Calling Solutions (ICSolutions)
Capacity 64
Facility Type Adult
City Vandalia
Postal Code 62471
State Illinois
County Fayette County
Official Website

Fayette County Sheriffs Department

Address 221 South 7th Street, Vandalia, Illinois, 62471
Phone 618-283-2141
Fax 618-283-5014
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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