Lyon County Jail, NV Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: March 6, 2022
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911 Harvey Lane, Yerington, NV, 89447-2327

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Lyon County Jail is located in Yerington, Nevada.

The leadership of Lyon County’s Department of Detention is comprised of sworn/certified detention deputies, civilian support members, and sworn deputy sheriffs.

Chief leads the Lyon County Department of Detention, which includes two detention facilities, the booking facility, county and statewide inmate transportation, courtroom security, court process service, and several inmate work programs.

In addition to providing inmate processing, security, housing, food, and medical services within the two jails, the members of the Lyon County Department of Detention are also responsible for courthouse security, court processing services, inmate transportation services, and the inmate work program.


Lyon County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Lyon County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 911 Harvey Lane, Yerington, NV, 89447-2327
Contact Numbers 775-463-6615
City Yerington
Postal Code 89447-2327
State Nevada
County Lyon County
Jail Webpage website

Lyon County Sheriff - Fernley Substation

Address 555 East Main Street, Fernley, Nevada, 89408
Phone 775-545-3352

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If you want to see if someone you know is in Lyon County Jail, go to this page and check out the roster.

This database will serve as a jail inquiry, and you can easily find anyone you are looking for. Here, you can search their first and last name, and if they are in the jail, their profile will pop up with the following information:

  • Their full name

  • Their mugshot

  • Their race

  • Their date of birth

  • Their height/weight

  • Their booking date

  • Their charges

  • Their location within the jail

  • Their charges

Lyon County Jail provides a disclaimer on their website that says the information is for informational use only, it is subject to change, it may contain factual errors, and an arrest goes not mean a conviction.

Sending a Mail

Currently, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office contracts with Smart Jail Mail, which involves kiosks in all housing units for inmates to use. Through Smart Jail Mail, they can send and receive written communications with loved ones.

Click here to set up your Smart Jail Mail account:

As of now, inmates will no longer receive postal mail, with the exception of legal mail.

If you do not have a computer to set up a Smart Jail Mail account, you may send postal mail to the following address, and it will be scanned and then emailed to the inmate via Smart Jail Mail:

Lyon County Jail
911 Harvey Lane, Yerington, NV, 89447-2327

Make sure to remember to write the inmate’s name and ID number clearly on the envelope.

Sending Money

Loved ones can deposit money into an inmate’s account in the following ways:


  • Visit to create an account

  • Available 24/7

  • Keep track of the deposits you’ve made

  • A convenience fee applies

Over the phone

  • Call 775-463-6615

  • Available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • A convenience fee applies

In person

  • Visit Lyon County Jail

  • Use cash, a credit card, or debit card at a kiosk in the jail lobby

  • open 24 hours per day

  • A convenience fee applies

By mail

  • Send a money order to:
    Lyon County Jail
    911 Harvey Lane, Yerington, NV, 89447-2327

Phone Calls

Lyon County Jail provides a collect-calling system for inmate use through a contract with Securus Technologies. The system allows inmates to make collect calls only. No incoming calls can be received by an inmate. To establish an account with Securus, please contact them at 1-800-844-6591 or visit

Visiting Rules

Inmates at Lyon County Jail have the opportunity to visit with friends and family twice per week for one hour each day via the Securus video visitation system.

This high-tech system of communication will still allow the visitor and the inmate to see each other and to communicate, while increasing the safety of the visitors and the security of the jail.


Either a current and valid:

  • state identification card

  • military identification

  • passport, or

  • state driver license.

No photocopies will be allowed

Minors (under 18 years old):

All visiting minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and present either an original or certified copy of the juvenile’s birth certificate from “The Department of Vital Statistics,” that shows the names of the parents.

Certificates of birth from a hospital and birth certificates stamped “Not a Certified Copy,” or that lack the raised seal, are not considered proper identification. No photocopies will be allowed

Note: Before entering the secure area of Lyon County Jail, all visitors must remove their watches and jewelry. The only possession the visitor may take into the secure area of a facility is their identification and keys.

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.

Lyon County Prison Statistics

Lyon County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 7
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 13
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Lyon County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 1
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 53
Native Jail Population 13
Latino Jail Population 8

Lyon County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population 12
Other Prison Population 4
Latino Prison Population 26
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 135
Black Prison Population -

Lyon County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,408
Male Jail Population 63
Total Jail Population 71
Female Jail Population 14

Lyon County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 44
Female Pretrial Jail Population 10
Male Pretrial Jail Population 22

Lyon County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 73
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 6
Native Prison Admissions 5
Latino Prison Admissions 8
White Prison Admissions 54
Male Prison Admissions 56
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 17

Lyon County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 25
Total Prison Population 177
Male Prison Population 152

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