The Avery County Jail is located in Newland, North Carolina. The Avery County Jail is operated and ran by the Avery County Sheriff’s Department.
Major Steve Morris is responsible for the Detention and Court Services Bureau. They are the agency that oversees the daily operation of the Avery County Jail. 129 people are currently working for this division.
The Avery County Jail can house up to 19 inmates at any given time. In a typical year, the facility will book and process an average of 7,500 inmates. Nearly 75 fingerprints will be printed each and every month for employment, adoption, or weapon permits.
The Avery County Jail main mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for both their staff members and the inmates.
The facility is a medium-security facility. All inmates in the facility will typically have a 2 year or less sentence. The facility does not just hold inmates who have already been sentenced. They also house inmates who are currently awaiting trial as well. Inmates who couldn’t post bond was declined bond, or broke their bond, probation, or parole requirements will be sent here.
The facility holds inmates who are residents of Avery County. However, they will take in inmates from the state or federal prisons when necessary.
Avery County Sheriff's Office
|Address:||P.O. Box 426300 Schultz CircleNewland, NC 28657|
|Phone:||(828) 733-2071 ext. 200|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Avery County Jail
300 Shultz Circle PO Box 426, Newland, NC, 28657
Avery County Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Avery County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||300 Shultz Circle PO Box 426, Newland, NC, 28657|
|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|