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Updated on: November 25, 2022
Owyhee County Jail
20381 Highway 78 PO Box 128, Murphy, ID, 83650

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First and foremost, the Owyhee County Jail has been around since 1845. Since the first day of operation at the Owyhee County Jail, the Owyhee County Sheriff’s Department was the agency involved in managing and overseeing the daily operation.

The Owyhee County Sheriff’s Department was first established around the late 1700s and was in the same location until they built the new sheriff’s department and included the Owyhee County Jail.

The Owyhee County Jail was in constant operation from the time it was built in 1845 to 1971. The Owyhee County Jail closed its doors until the mid-1980s.

Owyhee County Jail — General Information

Owyhee County Jail, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 40 persons.
20381 Highway 78 PO Box 128, Murphy, ID, 83650

Owyhee County Sheriffs Office

Address: 20381 Idaho 78, Murphy, Idaho, 83650

Phone: 208-495-1154

Owyhee County Jail does not have their inmate roster available to the public.

If you wanted to find out information on an inmate, you always had to contact the Owyhee County Sheriff’s Office directly for information.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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You can send and receive letters from inmates. All incoming and outgoing mail are always carefully examined by a staff member that works at the Owyhee County Jail to ensure the mail does not have contraband or other content it should not have.

Sending Money

You can send inmates money through the mail using a money order, if you do not live local.

If you are local to the Owyhee County Jail, you can come down to the facility with your money order. This is the only way besides mailing a money order, how you can put money on the inmate’s books.

This method can take a few business days before the money can be officially deposited into the inmate’s account.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Owyhee County Jail are permitted to use the telephones daily, but the inmates can only make collect calls.

Collect calls can only be made to individuals who have a landline and not a cell phone. Also, the receiver of the call has to pay the fees that incurred with receiving a collect call as well.


You can visit an inmate at the Owyhee County Jail, but you need to bring your government issued identification card to be permitted to the visitation room.

Those under the age of 16 years, need to be accompanied by their legal guardian.

Visiting Hours

7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


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