Allen County Jail Information

333 North Main StreetPO Box 1243, Lima, OH, 45801

Allen County Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of Lima, Allen County, OH. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Ohio state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Ohio Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Allen County Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Allen County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Allen County Jail
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:333 North Main StreetPO Box 1243, Lima, OH, 45801
Contact Numbers:419-227-3535
Postal Code:45801
State :Ohio
County:Allen County
Jail Webpage://

Allen County Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Allen County Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Ohio statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
333 North Main StreetPO Box 1243, Lima, OH, 45801

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 419-227-3535.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Allen County Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation 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

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 4 nearby jails/prisons

Allen Oakwood Correctional Facility

2338 North West Street, Lima, OH, 45801 419-224-8000

Allen County Jail

333 North Main StreetPO Box 1243, Lima, OH, 45801 419-227-3535

Western Ohio Regional Treatment & Habilitation Center

243 East Bluelick Road PO Box 5305, Lima, OH, 45802-5305 419-222-3339

Allen County Juvenile Treatment Center

1000 Wardhill Avenue PO Box 419, Lima, OH, 45805 419-998-5240, 419-227-5531

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