Dawson County Detention Center, GA Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: December 14, 2022
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706-344-3535, 706-344-3545
19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, GA, 30534

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Dawson County Detention Center is located in Dawsonville, Georgia. The main facility is a traditional jail with beds for both males and female inmates over 17.

You can find the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office website here.

If you know someone who is serving time in Dawson County Detention Center, you will find all the information you need to know below.


Dawson County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name Dawson County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, GA, 30534
Contact Numbers 706-344-3535, 706-344-3545
City Dawsonville
Postal Code 30534
State Georgia
County Dawson County
Jail Webpage website

Dawson County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Jeff Johnson
Address 19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, Georgia, 30534
Phone 706-265-2222
Fax 706-344-3537
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

Public Records Online Search

Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.

Inmate Search

If you are trying to find out who’s in jail in Dawson County, this database serves as the Dawson County Detention Center imamate search. You can look up an inmate if you know his or her first and last name.

Or you can search through the list of records. This database lists people currently in jail and includes information on their mugshot, charges, and bond amount.

This information is updated every 30 minutes. When a person's information is entered into the Dawson County Corrections Inmate Management System, that information is updated. When a person is released from jail, they will no longer appear in this database.

Sending a Mail

To ensure safety and security, the staff at Dawson County Detention Center opens all mail before it is delivered to the inmate.

To address mail to an Dawson County inmate, please include their full name, booking number, and cell as shown in the Current Inmate Database. Make sure to include your full name and address on the return address section of the envelope.

Compose your envelope like this example:

John Joseph Jones
00012345 M-4A
Dawson County Detention Center
19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, GA, 30534

Rules for Sending Mail

Do not send the following:

  • Stamps

  • Envelopes

  • Paper

  • Pens/pencils

  • inappropriate pictures or photos (no Polaroids accepted; only 5 pictures per envelope, no larger than 5x7)

  • plastic cards

  • phone cards

  • stickers

  • lipstick marks or any other visible unknown substances on envelopes or letters ( perfume, droplets, white out, etc.)

  • padded or bubble mailers or glued items.

Sending Money

Inmate's money accounts are used to buy items from the inmate commissary and to pay for various medical services and jail fees.

Do not send checks or cash. Money orders are acceptable. On the money order, include the inmate's name and booking number.

Funds can be deposited by U.S. Mail and addressed as follows:

Inmate Name
Jail Number and housing area
19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, GA, 30534

Funds can be deposited in person at the Video Visitation Center:

Located at %loction% during the hours of 8:45 a.m. to 8:45 p.m., 7 days a week.

Funds can be deposited by Western Union Funds transfer:

To deposit funds using Western Union, visit any Western Union Agent location and include the following information when completing the Blue Quick Collect Send form:

Pay to: Dawson County Corr Inmate Comm
Code City/State: Dawsonville, Georgia
Include inmate's booking number, last name, and first name
Attention line:
Include the six-digit date of birth (i.e. MMDDYY)

Phone Calls

To receive phone calls from an inmate in Dawson County Detention Center you must first set up an inmate telephone account. This process is not immediately effective; it could take up to 24 hours. Click on the link below to set up the account:

Visiting Rules

All inmates are allowed three video visits per week. Video visitation cuts down on waiting in line and being searched. Visits are monitored and may be recorded.

How to Schedule a Video Visit

  • Visitors MUST call to schedule the first appointment at least ONE DAY in advance.

  • Call 706-344-3535, 706-344-3545 to schedule appointments.

  • Each visitor will be issued a unique visitor ID number, which must be provided when scheduling visits.

  • Arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Bring your valid driver's license, passport or state and/or military ID.

If you experience problems with the system, please contact the Visitation Center at 706-344-3535, 706-344-3545

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Dawson County Prison Statistics

Dawson County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population 3
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population 4
White Prison Population 87

Dawson County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 68
Male Pretrial Jail Population 84
Female Pretrial Jail Population 19

Dawson County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,467
Male Jail Population 115
Total Jail Population 150
Female Jail Population 35

Dawson County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 94
Male Prison Population 83
Female Prison Population 11

Georgia Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21
Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21

Dawson County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 3
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 7
White Jail Population 141
Asian Jail Population -

Dawson County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 4
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1

Dawson County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 31
Total Prison Admissions 35
Female Prison Admissions 4
White Prison Admissions 31
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 4