Unicoi County Jail, TN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

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The Unicoi County Jail is situated in Erwin, Tennessee. The Unicoi County Jail is a medium-security facility.

As of 2019, the Unicoi County Jail can house up to 61 adult male and adult female offenders comfortably. Every now and again, the Unicoi County Jail will experience overcrowding issues.

Unicoi County Jail — General Information

Facility Name
Unicoi County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
102 North Main Street, Erwin, TN, 37650
Postal Code
Unicoi County
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One thing that inmates look forward to is getting mail. It is not the typical mail that you and I receive on the outside, this mail is letters from their support system on the outside. These letters can make an inmate’s day.

Getting mail in the Unicoi County Jail is a slow process since all incoming mail goes through the mail personnel in the Unicoi County Jail prior to it being handed to the inmate.

Sending Money

If you are asking why an inmate needs money, you will be shocked to know that inmates are not given everything they need while they are in the Unicoi County Jail.

Granted when an inmate comes to the Unicoi County Jail, they are given items to get them started, but after that, they need to purchase said items from the commissary.

To deposit money into the inmates account, come down to the Unicoi County Jail with a money order. This will be deposited into the inmate’s account within 1 to 3 days.

Phone calls

The best part of an inmate's day in the Unicoi County Jail is being able to use the telephone to contact their loved ones at home.

The Unicoi County Jail gives its inmates two ways they can contact their loved ones at home; they can use PayTel (a third-party service that the Unicoi County Jail contracts with) or they can call collect.

The PayTel service will typically cost an inmate an average of $6 per their 15-minute phone conversation. PayTel will also allow inmates to get in contact with anyone despite if they have a mobile phone or a landline.

Inmates are limited to having 15-minute conversations while they are in the Unicoi County Jail. This is to ensure that all inmates in the facility has a chance to get in contact with their loved ones as well.

You are forbidden from using any of your call features such as three-way calling, call waiting, and call forwarding.


Visitation here at the Unicoi County Jail is typically held from Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.

If you would like to visit an inmate, you will need to keep all your personal belongings in your vehicle. You will not be permitted to bring anything into the facility except for the key to start your car along with your identification card.

All visits are heavily monitored by the personnel staff at the Unicoi County Jail. You will not be permitted to leave minors alone with the inmates during visitation. Minors are always needed to have their legal guardian with them while they are in the facility.

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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