The original Morton County Jail was constructed back in 1983. This building was in use until the new (and latest) building was built back in February of 2008. The building started construction back in the fall of 2006.
The Morton County Jail is operated and managed by the Morton County Sheriff’s Office. The facility is licensed by the state of Kansas.
The Morton County Jail can currently house around 130 inmates at any given time. The facility currently has three separate housing units where the inmates will sleep.
Many inmates in the Morton County Jail are currently going through the judicial system, while others are already sentenced and serving their time.
The facility is a medium-security jail. They only house adult inmates. The inmates are both male and female.
As previously stated there are three housing units in the Morton County Jail. The facilities intake section can house up to 17 inmates in their 5 separate areas. The other areas of the jail include, but not limited to the following:
- Court Holding
- Fully Staffed Kitchen
- Laundry Facility
- Library/Programming Room
- Master Control Center
- Medical Unit
- Recreational Room
Every housing units come equipped with a video visit station, telephones, televisions, common kitchen area, day room, gaming tables, and natural lighting. The housing units also have a canteen where they can purchase special items that the jail does not give them such as junk food and various beverages.
Morton County Sheriffs Department / Morton County Jail
|Address:||1025 Richard Street, Elkhart, Kansas, 67950|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Morton County Jail
1025 Richards Street PO Box 1115, Elkhart, KS, 67950-1115
Morton County Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Morton County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||1025 Richards Street PO Box 1115, Elkhart, KS, 67950-1115|
|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|