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Updated on: September 9, 2021
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20381 Highway 78 PO Box 128, Murphy, ID, 83650

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The Owyhee County Jail is a correctional facility located in Murphy, Idaho.

Owyhee County Jail houses adults in custody for Owyhee County who have qualified for specific housing classifications, as well as state and federal inmates being held as part of a cooperative regional transportation program.

According to the jail’s webpage, the Corrections Division is committed to providing effective detention, rehabilitation, and transition services to adults in custody.

Staff provides inmate assessments, classification services, mental health, and addiction treatment programs, laundry services, commissary, transportation to and from court or other facilities, and release transition assistance.

The Owyhee County Sheriff’s Office is focused on looking for efficiencies and improving outcomes for the betterment of the adults in custody to shorten jail stays and reduce recidivism.

The following is the address for Owyhee County Jail:

20381 Highway 78
PO Box 128, Murphy, ID, 83650


Owyhee County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Owyhee County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 20381 Highway 78 PO Box 128, Murphy, ID, 83650
Contact Numbers 208-495-1154
City Murphy
Postal Code 83650
State Idaho
County Owyhee County
Jail Webpage website

Owyhee County Sheriffs Office / Owyhee County Jail

Sheriff Perry S. Grant
Address 20381 Idaho 78, Murphy, Idaho, 83650
Phone 208-495-1154

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Owyhee County Jail, search this link. Here you will find the Owyhee County Jail roster. When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their age

  • Their height/weight

  • Their charges

Sending a Mail

You may send mail, addressed to the inmate, via the US Postal Service to the Owyhee County Jail facility:

First and last name SWIS #XXXXXX

20381 Highway 78
PO Box 128, Murphy, ID, 83650

All incoming mail, books, and magazines will be opened and inspected. Inmate mail will not be held for more than twenty-four (24) hours, excluding weekends and holidays.

You can send the following to an inmate:

  • Personal Mail

  • Legal Mail

  • Books

  • Magazines

An inmate won’t receive anything other than a letter, postcard or greeting card.

Sending Money

All money deposits are made through TouchPay. Deposits can be made online at www.touchpayonline.com or over the telephone at 1-866-232-1899, or at one of the kiosks located in the lobby at the Owyhee County Jail, or the downtown courthouse.

You will need the inmate's SWIS ID number, and the Owyhee County pay location code.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Owyhee County Jail have access to a listing of free calls to public defenders, official agencies, parole and probation officers and certain private attorneys in each housing area. Calls made to any of these numbers are free of charge.

Each call is automatically charged at the designated rate per call to the phone number, which accepts the collect call.

Each personal call is programmed to last no more than fifteen minutes.

To set up a phone account, call 208-495-1154.

Visiting Rules

If you want to visit an inmate in Owyhee County Jail, the inmate must put you on their visiting list prior to your visit.

You will need to contact the inmate you wish to visit to find out these details so you know when you can visit.

Visiting is on a first come, first served basis. You should plan on arriving at least thirty to sixty minutes prior to the visiting session you plan to attend. The popular times for visiting are the earlier evening sessions.

At Owyhee County Jail, you may experience a line of people waiting to sign up for visits. An inmate may have a maximum of 3 social visitors per visit, including children. An inmate has only two visit periods per week (from Sunday to Saturday).

Each visit has a maximum length of thirty minutes. Visiting is subject to space availability.

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.

Owyhee County Prison Statistics

Owyhee County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Jail 15
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 25

Owyhee County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 9
Asian Jail Population -
Black Jail Population -
White Jail Population 16

Owyhee County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Population 35
Female Jail Population 10
Total Jail Admissions 379
Male Jail Population 15

Owyhee County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Pretrial Jail Population 7
Male Pretrial Jail Population 10

Owyhee County Prison Admissions

Latino Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 4
Male Prison Admissions 7
White Prison Admissions 8
Total Prison Admissions 12
Asian Prison Admissions -

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