Hamilton County Jail, TN Prison Roster, Online Inmate Search

Updated on: August 7, 2021
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Hamilton County Jail


601 Walnut Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37402


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The Hamilton County Jail houses inmates that have been charged with state or federal charges. Sitting on 40 acres of land, this jail is large in size and can accommodate around 489 inmates at any point in time. Some inmates are in the pre-trial stages and other have been convicted of a crime.

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Hamilton County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Hamilton County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 489
Address 601 Walnut Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37402
Phone 423-209-7055
City Chattanooga
Postal Code 37402
State Tennessee
County Hamilton County
Official Website http://www.hcsheriff.gov/cor/cor_operations.php

Hamilton County Sheriffs Department

Address 600 Market Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37402
Phone 423-209-7000
Fax 423-209-7001
Website website

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For a list of current inmates, click here. You can also call 423-209-7055 if you have any additional questions about a particular inmate.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

You can only send mail for inmates at the Hamilton County Jail via the US Postal Service. Do not use UPS, FEDEX, or any other third-party shipping provider. In addition to the inmate’s information, also include the sender’s name and address on the envelope. Without the sender’s information, the mail will be discarded and not passed on to the inmate.

Address the mail to:

(Inmate's Complete Name)
Hamilton County Jail
601 Walnut Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37402

Sending Money

The easiest way to send money to an inmate is to do it online. From that webpage, you select from the different drop down menus, choosing “Tennessee” and “Hamilton County.” After you identify the inmate, you will be able to safely and securely deposit money into an inmate’s account easily.

Phone calls

Any money you despite can be used for an inmate's commissary account. The inmate at the Hamilton County Jail can either purchase commissary items or make phone calls. In addition to the inmate’s commissary account, you can deposit money with the inmate telephone provider, which will allow the inmate to call you collect and have the charges paid from this account. You can make a deposit to a telephone account here.

Inmates cannot receive incoming calls, but can make outgoing calls with the prepaid account or by calling collect.


Video Visits are conducted in the Hamilton County Jail lobby on video terminals. Inmates can receive up to 2 20 minute visits per week. In order to make sure the inmate isn’t exceeding his limits, you should plan your visit ahead of time.

Adults need to visit separately, unless they are the parents of the inmate. Children can only visit if a parent comes with them. Plan to bring valid identification and dress conservatively.

Plan your visit during one of these timeframes:

On-site Visitation Hours

Friday & Saturday: No Visitation hours

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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