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Whitley County Jail, IN Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: May 16, 2024
101 West Market Street, Columbus City, IN, 46725

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This article contains information about Whitley County Jail in Indiana. If you know someone serving time in this facility, you will find information on communicating and visiting the inmate.

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Whitley County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Whitley County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 101 West Market Street, Columbus City, IN, 46725
Contact Numbers 260-244-6410
City Columbus City
Postal Code 46725
State Indiana
County Whitley County
Jail Webpage website

Whitley County Sheriff's Office

Address 101 West Market Street, Columbia, Indiana, 46725
Phone 260-244-6410
Fax 260-625-1063
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

To find out who’s in jail, use the Whitley County Jail inmate search to look up who you are looking for. Here you will find a roster of the inmates who are serving time. When you click on a name, you will see his or her name, mugshot, and jail records.

Sending a Mail

If you want to send a package to an inmate to the Whitley County Jail, please mail to:

Inmate name and Booking Number (required information)
Whitley County
Sheriff's Department
101 West Market Street, Columbus City, IN, 46725

Inmates are allowed to send and receive unlimited correspondence. All incoming/outgoing mail is subject to search prior to being delivered.

Mail must meet the following guidelines:

  • Mail must contain both the inmate’s name and booking number and the sender’s name and return address.

  • Photographs depicting gangs, gang hand gestures, weapons, drugs, unlawful activities are not allowed. Any material tending to incite or promote racism, violence or any other prohibited conduct is prohibited.

  • There is a maximum of 10 items of correspondence allowed per envelope. These items of correspondence include but are not limited to: hand or typewritten items, photocopied or printed material, photographs, newspaper or magazine cut-outs, or greeting cards.

Mail Containing the Following Items Will Not Be Accepted:

  • Items containing foil or metal of any type, glass, wood, hard plastic, rubber, hair, leaves, flowers, paperclips, jewelry, staples, whiteout, colored paper, tracing paper, etc.

  • Wall posters, travel brochures, catalogs, wall calendars, or any other item larger than a legal-size piece of paper.

  • Credit cards, personal checkbooks, original certificates (marriage license, driver’s license, diplomas, etc.).

  • Any food items

  • Any article of clothing, hygiene item or other personal property.

  • Third-party letters. (Correspondents may not forward letters from one person to another.)

  • Any item that contains any unknown substance or unknown odor (stains, lipstick, perfume, smoke, etc.).

Sending Money

Money orders must be made payable to the "Whitley County Sheriff’s Department," with the inmate’s name and booking number on the reference line of the money order.

Personal checks, cashier’s checks, corporate checks, and payroll checks are not accepted.

Five hundred dollars is the maximum amount inmates may have on their account at any time.

Phone Calls

Global Tel Inc. (GTL), an outside vendor, is currently used to provide inmate telephone services.

All calls are subject to recording or monitoring.

  • Attorney-Client Calls – Click Here to arrange for Attorney-Client private calls with inmates.

  • For information on how to set up an account with GTL, Click Here.

Visiting Rules

The visiting rules and procedures for the three jail facilities are as follows:

Whitley County Jail
101 West Market Street, Columbus City, IN, 46725

  • Visitors must arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled visiting time.

  • Visitors are required to show valid photo identification prior to a visit. Only government issued ID’s are accepted.

  • Each inmate is allowed one visit per day.

  • Each visit will last a minimum of 30 minutes.

  • Two adults and one child under five may visit. Only two visitors plus one child under five years of age, or one adult and two children under five years of age, will be permitted to visit any one inmate.

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.

Whitley County Prison Statistics

Whitley County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 13
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Whitley County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 7
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 106
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 3

Whitley County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 1
Latino Prison Population 4
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 79
Black Prison Population 11

Whitley County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,405
Male Jail Population 93
Total Jail Population 126
Female Jail Population 20

Whitley County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 33
Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Male Pretrial Jail Population -

Whitley County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 34
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 5
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 29
Male Prison Admissions 29
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 5

Whitley County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 6
Total Prison Population 95
Male Prison Population 89