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Cherokee County Jail Overview

Cherokee County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. Established in 1831, Cherokee County was named after the Cherokee Nation. Cherokee Nation controlled this county independently until 1831. The county seat is Canton. The county has a land area of 424 sq miles. The zip codes of Cherokee County are 30102, 30183, 30107, 30184, 30188, 30114, 30189, and 30115.

The Sheriff and main lawman of Cherokee County is currently Sheriff Frank Reynolds. He can be called at (678) 493-4100 or emailed at

Sheriff’s Department in Canton, Georgia

498 Chattin Dr,
Canton, GA 30115
Phone: (678) 493-4100

Inmate Search in Cherokee County Jail

The Cherokee County Jail website does not have an inmate search feature. Call the jail to inquire about a specific inmate or visit an inmate directly by following the visitation procedures.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

The Cherokee County Jail only allows video visitations. Both on-site and remote visitations are available. Visits should be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Each inmate is permitted one visit per day. All visitors must provide valid state or government issued photo identification (i.e. driver’s license, passports, etc.) prior to inmate visitation. Each visitation is limited to 15 minutes. Visitation is limited to two adults and two children only. On-site video visits are free, but remote visits require a fee. Individuals below 17 years of age will not be allowed for visit, unless he or she is accompanied by an adult. No personal belongings, food or drink is allowed in the visitation lobby. Visits can be denied or canceled without any notice for security or emergency situations.

Visitations Hours

No visitations on Monday

07:30 – 08:00
08:10 – 08:40
08:50 – 09:20
09:30- 10:00

6:30 – 7:00
7:10 – 7:40
7:50 – 8:20
8:30 – 9:00
9:10 – 9:40

Sending Funds To Inmates

Family and friends can deposit funds into an inmate’s account via money orders or online using credit or debit cards. Cash and personal checks are not accepted.

Working at the Cherokee County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

Title: Detention Officer
Department: Sheriff’s Office
Division: Adult Detention Center
Salary: $16.59/Hr (Uncertified); $17.42/Hr (Certified)

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Complete the admission forms of inmates being booked into the Adult Detention Center; Search incoming inmates, Record personal property taken from the inmate; Fingerprint and photographs the inmates to establish identification; Distribute meals to inmates; and ensure proper hygiene is maintained for all inmates through showers, cleaning of the unit and medical care.

2. Check cell doors and internal conditions at regular and irregular intervals to assure security, cell cleanliness, and inmate safety; Conduct random searches of inmates and assigned secure areas; Enforce inmate rules and regulations; Maintains records of daily activities in assigned areas, inmate movements through the facility; and prepare inmates for transportation to court on court days.

Education and Experience

  • A valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Must complete Basic Jail Certification Course and all additional ADC training requirements
  • Knowledge of the departmental jail procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of the legal basis for the procedures

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup

    Any person convicted of sex-related crimes such as rape, prostitution, sexual assault, child pornography, sex trafficking, and sexual abuse is a sex offender. Sex offenders are required to get registered with the state or county’s sex offender register. Those who don’t register with the state may be charged with a felony.

    Bail and Bondsman

    Cash Bonds: Cash must be paid in the exact amount of the total bond. The Sheriff’s Office cannot make change.

    Professional Bonds: A list of professional bonding companies with phone number is displayed on the electronic bulletin board in the lobby area.

    Property Bonds: Individuals owning real estate in Cherokee County must bring their deed (warranty, executor’s, quit claim, or administrator’s, conveyance), current mortgage statement, paid tax receipt for the most recent year, and photo identification. Ail individuals on the deed must be present to secure property for a bond.

    Approved Property Bonds: Individuals owning property in another county in Georgia may take their deed, paid tax receipt, and photo identification to the Sheriff Office in the county where the property is located and request an approved bond for Cherokee County. If approved, the bond paperwork must be delivered to the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center in a sealed envelope.

    A bond processing fee is assessed to all bonds in the amount of $20.00. Exact change is required.

    Cherokee County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Cherokee County Probation Department
    Location:130 East Main Street, Canton, Georgia, 30114
  • Cherokee County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined505
    Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll130
    Full time total employees180
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 498 CHATIN DRIVE CANTON GA 30114

    Cherokee County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016124,452
    Number Employed Annual Average, 2016119,163
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20165,289
    Unemployment Rate, 20164.2
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201574,885
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Cherokee County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201421,930
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20159.4
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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