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Wayne County Jail, Illinois, Inmate Roster, Visitation Rules

Updated on: April 6, 2024
Wayne County Jail
Location 305 East Court Street, Fairfield, IL, 62837
Official Website

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The Wayne County Jail is a correctional facility for Adult inmates in Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois. This jail is physically situated at 305 East Court Street, Fairfield, IL, 62837. It is a 32-bed facility.

Generally, this Wayne County facility houses inmates awaiting trial and inmates serving brief sentences, usually a year or less. The Wayne County jail 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. Wayne County facility occasionally houses undocumented immigrants for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office administers the Wayne County Jail. There are also more than 50 staff members and corrections officers responsible for the security of all inmates and visitors at the Wayne County detention center.

Most offenders are transported daily. A significant number of individuals arriving at the Wayne County jail are presently or recently drunk. 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 Wayne County Jail, visit the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office’s website. The website has the Wayne County inmate search tool which allows you to for detainees by entering their last names. Additionally, you can view inmate information on the roster below. This roster contains the Wayne County offender’s full name, gender, and age.

Alternatively, you can contact the Wayne County detention facility directly by phone at 618-842-6631 to inquire about the detainee’s status and location.

Visitations at Wayne County Jail

To schedule a visit to the Wayne County jail, you must complete a visitation form, which is available on the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office website. Once your application is approved, you will get the approved visitation schedule by phone.

The visiting hours at the Wayne 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 follow the Wayne County jail’s dress code and rules. The Wayne County Jail may restrict visitation if you fail to meet these requirements.

To get more information about visitations, call the Wayne County jail at 618-842-6631.

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Wayne County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Wayne County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 305 East Court Street, Fairfield, IL, 62837
Capacity 32
Facility Type Adult
City Fairfield
Postal Code 62837
State Illinois
County Wayne County
Official Website

Wayne County Sheriff's Office

Address 305 East Court Street, Fairfield, Illinois, 62837
Phone 618-842-6631
Fax 618-842-4916
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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