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Union County Jail, Illinois, Inmate Roster, Visitation Rules

Updated on: March 9, 2024
Union County Jail
Location 307 West Market Street, Jonesboro, IL, 62652-0478

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The Union County Jail is a correctional facility for Adult detainees in Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois. This jail is physically situated at 307 West Market Street, Jonesboro, IL, 62652-0478. It is a 165-bed facility.

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

The Union County Sheriff manages the Union County Jail. There are also more than 60 staff members and corrections officers responsible for the well-being of all offenders and visitors at the Union County jail.

Most offenders are transported daily. A significant number of individuals arriving at the Union County jail are currently or recently intoxicated. They also arrive with injuries from assaults 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 Union County Jail, visit the Union County Sheriff’s website. The website has the Union County inmate search tool which allows you to find inmates by entering their last names. Additionally, you can view offender details on the roster below. This roster contains the Union County inmate’s full name, gender, and age.

Alternatively, you can contact the Union County jail directly by phone at 618-833-5500 to inquire about the offender’s status and location.

Visitations at Union County Jail

To schedule a visit to the Union County jail, you must complete a visitation form, which is available on the Union County Sheriff website. Once your application is approved, you will be notified of the approved visitation schedule by email.

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

To get more data about visitations, call the Union County detention center at 618-833-5500.

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Union County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Union County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 307 West Market Street, Jonesboro, IL, 62652-0478
Facility Type Adult
City Jonesboro
Postal Code 62652-0478
State Illinois
County Union County

Union County Sheriff

Address 307 West Market Street, Jonesboro, Illinois, 62952
Phone 618-833-5500
Fax 618-833-3900
Email [email protected]
Website website

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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