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Christian County Jail, IL Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: September 6, 2022
Christian County Jail
301 West Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL, 62568

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In 1963, the Christian County Jail was officially opened to the public for operations. Throughout the next 50 years, the Christian County Jail would undergo 3 expansions. As of 2019, the Christian County Jail can house up to 56 offenders comfortably.

However, on a typical day here at the Christian County Jail, they will house around 56 offenders. These offenders will include state and local arrests.

The Christian County Jail is broken down into 4 cell blocks. There is only one cell block for women offenders and 3 cell blocks for men.

The Christian County Jail currently employs 1 full-time on-call doctor, 1 full-time nurse, and 11 certified corrections officers.

The Christian County Jail also offers educational and religious programs to its inmates as well.

Christian County Jail — General Information

Christian County Jail, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 56 persons.
301 West Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL, 62568

Christian County Sheriff

Address: 301 West Franklin Street, Taylorville, Illinois, 62568

Phone: 217-824-4961

Fax: 217-824-4963

Email: [email protected]

As of lately, the Christian County Jail has not made their inmate roster available to the public. What does this mean to you, if you are looking for someone in the facility?

The only way you will get any information on an inmate in the Christian County Jail is to call them at the number provided above. They will be able to tell you what the inmate is for, when their court date is (if applicable), and when the inmate is scheduled to be released.

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When an inmate is in the Christian County Jail they do not have many privileges, but one privilege they do have is sending and receiving letters.

Mail time in the Christian County Jail is a huge thing for the inmates. Inmates love receiving letters. You are more than welcome to send letters to an inmate who is in the Christian County Jail.

You will need to make sure that you have your name and your address on the letter. You will need to make the letter out to the inmate’s name as well. All incoming letters must be sent through the United States Postal Service.

Sending Money

The Christian County Jail supplies the inmate’s three meals a day and shelter, but that is it. They do not supply inmates their personal hygiene products, snacks, beverages (outside of meals), and entertainment. If an inmate wants these items, they are required to purchase them through the facilities commissary.

You can deposit funds into the inmate’s account by dropping a money order off at the Christian County Jail. You can do so when you visit or during operating hours.

Phone calls

The Christian County Jail gives inmates two different ways they can contact their friends and family members.

First and foremost, the Christian County Jail contracts with PayTel. PayTel is a third-party service in which an inmate will need funds in their phone account to use. A typical 15-minute long phone conversations will cost around $6 if the inmate calls using PayTel.

Inmates will also have the chance to call by doing a collect call. The fees of a collect call will be the responsibility of the person who receives the call. Collect calls will not work if the person has a mobile phone.


Looking to visit an inmate that is currently in the Christian County Jail?

Visitation hours can change. It is best to phone the Christian County Jail prior to coming out to the facility to ensure you know the most up to date visitation hours.

You will also want to know if they are accepting visitors. If the Christian County Jail is under lockdown, there will be no visitors are allowed in the facility.

However, you will also need to bring a photo id that is issued by the government such as your passport, military ID, or your driver’s license.

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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