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The Carter County Jail is a medium-security facility. The jail houses adult inmates, both male and female, who have been charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes. All inmates in custody are currently awaiting trial or serving out their sentence. The facility has an inmate capacity of 202. On average, the jail has 2550 bookings annually.

Carter County Detention Center
900 E. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-542-1845

How to Send Mail to an Inmate

The Carter County Detention Center does not accept mail at their facility. All mail is collected by a 3rd party company called Securus Technologies. Mail is digitally scanned before being made available to the inmate.

Inmate’s Full Name and ID #
C /O Securus Digital Mail Center-Carter County Jail
PO Box 150
Lebanon, MO 65536

The Carter County Detention Center uses VendEngine for commissary services. Online and onsite deposits are available. Onsite deposits can be made at the kiosk in the detention center lobby. Online deposits are made on the VendEngine website.

Visitation Hours

The Carter County Detention Center offers online and onsite video visitation. All visitations are available through Securus Technologies. Inmates are allowed 1, 1 hour visit each weekend onsite and may receive unlimited online visits. Visitation can be scheduled on the Securus Technologies website or by calling 423-542-5801.

The Carter County Detention Center updates their inmate roster every 24 hours. All inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. The inmate’s age, sex, booking date, charges and bond amounts will be listed on the roster.

Records from the Carter County Detention Center can be requested electronically on the Carter County Sheriff’s Office webpage. Record requests can take up to 48 hours to process.

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Carter County Sheriff Information

The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The office is composed of 8 divisions including patrol, school resource, criminal investigations, corrections, court security, SWAT, administration and information technologies.

Dexter Lunceford, Sheriff
900 E. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-542-1845
Email: [email protected]

Carter County is located in northern Tennessee and covers a total of 348 square miles. The population for the county is 56,391. The county is composed of 5 cities including Elizabethton, Roan Mountain, Hunter, Central and Pine Crest. Elizabethton is the county seat.

2018 Violent Crime Rate Campbell County – 120
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Carter County Public Records Information

Public records are available through the Carter County Public Records Coordinator. Record requests can be submitted in person, by mail or fax. Once received, the county has 7 business days to respond to the request.

Carter County Finance Department
Marcia Fletcher-Public Records Request Coordinator
801 E. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-547-4018

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