Philippi City Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: June 20, 2020

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304-457-3700
108 N. Main St., Philippi, WV, 26416
Philippi City Jail

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The Philippi City Jail is a minimum-security detention center for adults that opened in the year of 1984.

Those who are arrested within the city limits are taken to the Philippi City Jail where they are processed at the intake. This is where the offenders are fingerprinted and booked. Offenders are housed in single-person cells and are provided with three meals a day.

The Philippi City Jail is a short term facility so the offenders are transported to the county jail if they are denied bail. However, a majority of the arrestees within this facility are eligible for bail.

The prison is operated and maintained by West Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC)

How to Find Someone in Philippi City Jail

The Philippi City Jail has an offender locator on its website. To do an inmate search you will need to enter the offender's first and last name to learn their housing location. This database will not show the inmates’ records that have been released or that have escaped.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You are allowed to send inmates written letters from home. If you would like to send reading material to a loved one in jail make sure it is sent directly from the publisher to the Philippi City Jail.

Sending Money

If you would like to fund an offender's trust account that is held at the Philippi City Jail you will need to contact the jail personnel at 304-457-3700.

Phone calls

Offenders are allowed to make phone calls to their loved ones. They will need to set up a phone account before they can make phone calls. You can find the instructions here.

Visiting Rules

Visitation days at the Philippi City Jail are on the even and odd system by the inmate’s last number of his Doc number in conjunction with the date. Odd number doc numbers have visitations on odd number days even numbers on even number days. There are no visits on the 31st of every month.

Visitors must be registered at least one hour before the last hour of visitation. You will also be required to present your government-issued photo ID card. All minors under the age of 18 must be an immediate family member to the inmate and be accompanied by a legal guardian that is also on the inmate’s approved visitors list.

During your visitation at the Philippi City Jail, you or the offender is not allowed to use the restroom. If someone needs to use the restroom the visit will be over. Not including infants and toddlers, 3 visitors are allowed to visit at a time. Offenders are allowed to have two visits each week.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Philippi City Jail
108 N. Main St., Philippi, WV, 26416

Philippi City Jail Information

Jail Name Philippi City Jail
Jail Type City Jail
Location 108 N. Main St., Philippi, WV, 26416
Phone 304-457-3700
City Philippi
Postal Code 26416
State West Virginia
County Barbour County

Visitation Hours

Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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