Lexington County Detention Center, SC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

803-785-2700, 803-785-2743
521 Gibson Road PO Box 2019, Lexington, SC, 29702
Lexington County Detention Center

Inmate Records Search

Find Arrest & Court records, Mugshots and Contact Info.

In Lexington, South Carolina is where you will find the Lexington County Detention Center. The jail serves all of Lexington County. The main goal of the Lexington County Detention Center is to maintain a safe environment for everyone involved, staff and inmates included.

The Lexington County Detention Center holds up to 1010 inmates at any given time. Inmates both male and female, those who are awaiting trial, in trial, and those who have been sentenced are held in the Lexington County Detention Center.

How to Find Someone in Lexington County Detention Center

Search our Arrest & Warrant Records database.

Doing an inmate search for Lexington County Detention Center is very simple now.  

Using the inmate's first and last name, booking number, subject number, housing facility, and if they are currently in custody to successfully search an inmate. 

When doing a successful inmate search, you will find their personal identifying information, as well as their charges. Although, the roster will not have their mugshots posted to the general public.   

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. If you would like to send a written letter you can do so by sending it to the address listed below: 

Inmate Full Name, ID Number
Lexington County Detention Center
521 Gibson Road PO Box 2019, Lexington, SC, 29702

Make sure to include your return address before sending your letters. For safety reasons all mail gets inspected before it gets handed out to the inmates. All mail will be sent back to the sender or thrown out if it does not pass inspection.   

Sending Money

There are several different ways you can fund an inmate's account. Either way you choose, it is very simple.  


However, the easiest way to fund an inmate's account is online. But there is a service fee going this route. The fee depends on how much money you will be transferring.  

Using the services listed below you can transfer funds to an inmate account in the Lexington County Detention Center:

  • TouchPay
  • Access Secure
  • Western Union
  • JPay


You can call the services listed above to make a deposit into an inmate's account as well. You can do so using the telephone numbers listed below: However, there is a service charge to transfer funds over the phone as well.

  • JPay 1-800-574-5729
  • TouchPay 1-866-850-3326
  • Access Secure 1-866-345-1884

Phone calls

The Lexington County Detention Center contracts with Global Tel Link also referred to as GTL for short for there telephone services. In order for an inmate to make phone calls, you will need to fund their phone account.

By either using the kiosk at the jail lobby, over the phone, on the internet or by mail you are able to fund an inmate's account.


Inmates at the Lexington County Detention Center do not have a way to get onto the internet however, you can send each other messages if their JPay account is funded. It's basically the same as traditional email and so much faster than traditional mail.  

There is no fee for family and friends to use the JPay service, however, the inmates are charged to use this service.    

Visiting Rules

Inmates at the Lexington County Detention Center are allowed to get visitors. There is an updated visitation schedule that can be picked up in the jail lobby.

Inmates are allowed to have 2 adult visitors at a time. Make sure to leave all your personal belongings in your vehicle. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.  

At the Lexington County Detention Center there is a strict dress code that must be followed or you will not be permitted in the visitation area. Dress code rules consist of: No tank tops, no revealing clothing, no miniskirts, no swimwear and no pajamas. Dress code must be kept to business casual.

You will not be allowed in the visitation area if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.   

Minors under the age of 17, will need to stay with their legal guardian. You will be asked to leave if children are acting up or behave in a negative way.

Visiting schedules are dependent on what housing unit they are located in.

Lexington County Detention Center Sheriff's Office

Address: 521 Gibson RdLexington, SC 29072
Phone: (803) 785-8230
Fax: (803) 785-1162

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Lexington County Detention Center
521 Gibson Road PO Box 2019, Lexington, SC, 29702

Lexington County Detention Center Information

Jail Name Lexington County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 521 Gibson Road PO Box 2019, Lexington, SC, 29702
Phone 803-785-2700, 803-785-2743
City Lexington
Postal Code 29702
State South Carolina
County Lexington County
Jail Webpage website

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

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates at Lexington County Detention Center are allowed to have 3 25-minute visits for each calendar week.

Inmates are allowed to have more visits in a calendar week if it gets approved by the Watch Commander.

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