Anderson County Detention Center SC

Anderson County Detention Center SC, SC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: January 24, 2021
Location 1009 County Home Road, Anderson, SC, 29625
Official Website

Anderson County Detention Center SC is a detention facility in the city of Anderson in South Carolina, exactly located at 1009 County Home Road. Built in 1994, the facility is used by Anderson County, and the cities of Rocky Top, Oak Ridge, Norris, Clinton, and Olive Springs. The facility also serves the Tennessee Authority Police, High Patrol, Bureau of Investigation, and the Wildlife Resources Agency, all from Tennessee.

The medium-security detention center is controlled by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. It holds inmates who have a date with the judge. Most sentenced inmates are on two-year sentences or less. The facility can hold up to 562 inmates. There’re 88 full-time deputies as well as three contracted nurses working on rotation. Also among the staff is two Kitchen Deputies who prepare the meals and three full-time maintenance engineers.

The facility has seven housing units broken into pods for males and female inmates. There also some holding cells for processing and releasing inmates. Anderson County Detention Center SC is a direct/indirect supervision facility. Each deputy secures the center to prevent escape, inmate violence, and enforcing state laws.

Inmate Locator and Details

The Anderson County Detention Center SC publishes all the names of the inmates at the center. If you are looking for information of an inmate in this facility, you can visit their official inmate search link here

Alternatively, you can call the facility on 864-260-4200 to get details about an inmate. If you don’t manage to find an inmate through the two options provide, you can still lookup by visiting the South Carolina statewide inmate search.

Clicking the inmate’s name will help you view all the details about them, including their full name, photo, arresting agency, intake date, sex, race, and charges.

Can Inmates in Anderson County Detention Center SC receive Mails, Packages and Email?

Inmates at this facility can send and receive mail. All mail going to an inmate must have the sender’s name and mailing address at the top left of the postcard or envelope. If you don’t include your return address, the letter will not reach the inmate.

Here’s how to address the letter

Inmate’s First and Last Name

1009 David Lee Coffee Place

Anderson, SC 29625

Anderson County Detention Center SC allows letters in envelopes, postcards, as well as newspapers and magazines directly from the publisher.

When it comes to emails, the facility allows family and friends to send them using a special app. All messages must go through checks to ascertain if they are porn or gang-related content free.

Sending Money to an Inmate

Once an inmate enters this facility, he/she gets their own inmate account. This account can receive money deposits from their loved ones. Money earned in prison is also reflects in this account. Money is sent via money order, cash or check. The money order must have an inmate ID written on it.

The maximum amount of money that can be sent to an inmate in this facility is $290 per month. Family can send money via mobile app, online which is the quickest way, call the prison and deposit money on call, and you can also walk-in with cash or debit card and deposit at the facility’s lobby.

Commissary Items

Another term for commissary is the jail store. Every inmate that can get something from this store is happy. The money you send to an inmate’s account helps to settle bills, including the costs at the commissary. Here, inmates can buy snacks, toiletries, writing supplies, and other allowed items.

Talking to an Inmate Through Phone Calls

Another privilege inmates get is talking to their loved ones through phone calls. They can lose that if they don’t maintain discipline. The calls happen via an approved pre-paid phone account known as Pay-Tel Communications or phone card. There’s no limit to how much an inmate call. The inmates must have a pre-approved contact list of people they can reach.

Visitation Rules

For the sake of everyone’s safety, the Anderson County Detention Center SC has put measures in place in regards to visitation. The rules are to ensure the safety of the relatives to inmates, the inmates, and the personnel. Inmates can have only two 30 minutes of visits per week. Only five persons per visit are accepted. If visitors arrive late and the 30 minutes slot is over, they will not enter. Clergy and attorneys are exempted from these rules. Visitors should leave their possessions in the car and are subject to searching before gaining entry.

Anderson County Detention Center SC — General Information

Facility Name Anderson County Detention Center SC
Facility Type County Jail
Address 1009 County Home Road, Anderson, SC, 29625
Capacity 434
Facility Type Adult
City Anderson
Postal Code 29625
State South Carolina
County Anderson County
Official Website

Anderson County Sheriffs Office

Address 305 Camson Road, Anderson, South Carolina, 29625
Phone 864-260-4400
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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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