Harlan County Detention Center, KY Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: March 4, 2022
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6000 Highway 38, Evarts, KY, 40828

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Harlan County Detention Center is located in Evarts, a city located in Harlan County, Kentucky that serves as the prison facility for Harlan County and surrounding areas.

The address for Harlan County Detention Center is:

Harlan County Detention Center
6000 Highway 38, Evarts, KY, 40828


Harlan County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name Harlan County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 6000 Highway 38, Evarts, KY, 40828
Contact Numbers 606-837-0096
City Evarts
Postal Code 40828
State Kentucky
County Harlan County
Jail Webpage website

Harlan County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Leslie E. Smith
Address 210 East Central Street, Harlan, Kentucky, 40831
Phone 606-573-1313
Fax 606-573-2001
Website website

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Harlan County Detention Center, you can search for him or her in this Harlan County Detention Center. You can search the recent arrests, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their ID number

  • Their charges

  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

The website says the current inmates are housed in the Harlan County Detention Center or Harlan County Work Release Center. This list may include adults with juvenile offenses, juveniles with adult charges, individuals held on civil contempt cases and participants in programs outside the confines of the Harlan County Detention Center.

Sending a Mail

If you want to send a package or letter to an inmate, address your mail as follows:

6000 Highway 38, Evarts, KY, 40828

Here are some rules for sending mail to inmates:

  • Cards or paper must not be larger than 8 1/2 x 11

  • The full name and address of the sender must be on the outside of the envelope

  • Third-party mail of any kind is not allowed

  • No… Stickers, Perfume, Lipstick/Gloss/Chapstick, Tape, Glitter, Confetti, Plastic, Metal, Ribbons, String, Gang references, Unknown stains, OR anything that may be deemed as contraband

  • No Musical Cards are allowed

  • No pictures larger than 5×7:

    • This includes printing out sheets of photos. They must be cut to size.

    • No polaroid pictures are allowed

    • No plastic or plastic-coated pictures

    • No pictures from a prison or jail facility are allowed

    • No Hand Signs of any kind in the photos

    • No NUDE photos or any with content deemed inappropriate (this includes children)

    • No photos containing partial nudity, swimsuits or underwear

Sending books to inmates

Any books or magazines coming into the facility must be purchased and sent from a bookstore specializing in the sale of books or the publisher as in the case of a subscription.

Books purchased from 3rd party book sites (Amazon, eBay etc. ) will not be accepted. All books and publications must be purchased new.

No used books will be accepted. All books and magazines must be prepaid or they will be returned. Do not enclose letters, cards or personal messages with your books. Mail them in separately.

Any materials that are allowed or denied are done so at the sole discretion of the Harlan County Detention Center Administration.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate by going to the Harlan County Detention Center and dropping off a money order or you can use MoneyGram to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

Regardless of the method of sending funds, there are several key things you will need to know:

  • Inmate’s full committed name
  • Inmate’s ID number
  • Inmate’s location

You may also use the Telmate Kiosk located in the Visitation Lobby. This will accept Debit/ Credit cards and cash. It will not accept coins.

Phone Calls

Telmate is the provider of inmate phones and video visitation, secure messaging, mobile applications, and inmate tablets that Harlan County Detention Center uses.

To find out more or sign up for a Telmate account.

Visiting Rules

Inmate visitation at the Harlan County Detention Center has transitioned to a video system provided by Getting Out. Two 30 minute, on-site visits will be provided at no cost to each inmate per week.

Visitors should be present in the jail lobby 5 minutes before their scheduled visit. Inmates will visit via video terminal from their housing unit.

To schedule an inmate visit Getting Out, or use the kiosks in the jail lobby to register and schedule an appointment.

Video visitations are available 7 days a week from 8-10:30 am, 12-4:30 pm, and 7-11:00 pm. It is the responsibility of the inmate to communicate their allowed visit times to his or her visitors.

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.

Harlan County Prison Statistics

Harlan County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 6
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
White Prison Population 108

Harlan County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 92
Male Pretrial Jail Population 79
Female Pretrial Jail Population 23

Harlan County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 2,294
Male Jail Population 174
Total Jail Population 209
Female Jail Population 53

Harlan County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 114
Male Prison Population 100
Female Prison Population 14

Kentucky Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

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

Harlan County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 1
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 9
White Jail Population 218
Asian Jail Population -

Harlan County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 135
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 23
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

Harlan County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions 6
Male Prison Admissions 61
Total Prison Admissions 83
Female Prison Admissions 22
White Prison Admissions 77
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -

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