Mecklenburg County Jail-Central Information

801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

Mecklenburg County Jail-Central is a medium security county jail located in city of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under North Carolina 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 North Carolina Department of Corrections (DOC)

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

Mecklenburg County Jail-Central Prison Information

Jail Name :Mecklenburg County Jail-Central
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Contact Numbers:704-336-8100
Postal Code:28202
State :North Carolina
County:Mecklenburg County
Jail Webpage://

Mecklenburg County Jail-Central Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Mecklenburg County Jail-Central, 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 North Carolina statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 704-336-8100.

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 Mecklenburg County Jail-Central 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 3 nearby jails/prisons

Mecklenburg County Jail-Central

801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202 704-336-8100

Center for Community Transitions - Women

2226 North Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC, 28205 704-374-0762

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Jail

601 E Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202 704-353-1000

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