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Knox County Jail

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Updated on: February 7, 2024
Mt. Vernon
Postal Code
Knox County
Phone Number
11540 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mt. Vernon, OH, 43050
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Mt. Vernon, Ohio is home to the Knox County Jail. The Knox County Jail has been around for as long as anyone can truly remember.

The facility is not like any other facility. The facility is operating at a level that will surpass not only the county and state’s expectations, but also the national level expectations as well.

The Knox County Jail will typically house those who are serving short sentences.

Knox County Sheriffs Office

11540 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

One way to keep communication open is to write letters. Inmates do not have a limit on how many letters they can send. Inmates can send and receive letters everyday if they have the funds and tools too.

All letters will be searched thoroughly prior to being sent out or given to the inmate it is addressed to.

Please note sending letters may take a few days longer than normal due to this added step in the facility.

Sending Money

If you are trying to send funds to an inmate in the Knox County Jail, you will be happy to know that you can do so from your tablet, computer, or phone.

All you need to do is log on to This is the website where you can fund an inmate’s account within a few short minutes.

You will need to ask the inmate for their information regarding sending money, but once you have it this will be an easily and painless process.

Phone calls

Phone calls will be by collect calls. This means you as the receiver will be the person who will need to pay these fees.


Visitation here in Knox County Jail are done by video visit. This will allow inmates and family to visit without the need to come down to the facility. This is the safest option for everyone involved.

Please make sure that you call the Knox County Jail to see what you need to do before you can visit with the inmate.

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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