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Dawson County Jail Overview

Dawson County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. The county seat is Dawsonville. Dawson County is named in honor of William Crosby Dawson (1798 – 1857), U.S. Senator, a prominent state legislator. The County was established in 1857. The county has a land area of 211 sq miles. The zip code for Dawson County is 30534.

The Sheriff and main lawman of Dawson County is currently Sheriff Jeff Johnson. He can be called at 706-344-3535 or emailed at [email protected].

Sheriff’s Department in Dawsonville, Georgia
19 Tucker Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: 706-344-3535

Inmate Search in Dawson County Jail

The Dawson County Jail website has an inmate search feature. Inmates can be filtered out via their via their First Name, Last Name, Middle Name, Sex, Age, Alias, Race, Primary Charge, Booking Date, and Booking Agency, Bonding Agency and Arresting Officer.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Dawson County Detention Center only allows on-site video visitation. Visitors above 18 years of age must show valid photo ID before visitation. Any visitors less than 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian. Each inmate is assigned two visitations per week. Each visit is limited to 30 minutes. Any kind unruly or foul behavior is strictly prohibited in the visitation lobby. Electronic devices including mobile phones are not permitted at the visitation booths. Visitors wearing revealing or inappropriate clothing will be allowed to visit. No more than three visitors per inmate are permitted at the visitation booth at one time. All visits will be recorded and monitored.

Sending Mail To Inmates

Inmates can receive mail Monday through Friday. Senders should include their full address in the mail.

Inmate Name & Number
Dawson County Sheriff’s Office
19 Tucker Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Sending Funds To Inmates

Family and friends may add money to an inmate’s account by dropping a money order in the designated lockbox of the facility. Money can also be deposited by using the jail’s Kiosk, or by calling at 1-866-345-1884. Visitors can also add money to an inmate’s account online by visiting Access Corrections website.

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

BONDING- All bonds will incur a State Fee of $200.00 or 20%, whichever is less. All bonds require a cash bond fee of $20.00. There are three ways to post an inmate’s bond.

Cash – a cash bond requires 100% of the bond plus the above fees be paid in cash funds to the Detention Center. In turn, the money is paid to the court as “Guarantor” that the accused will make his/her court appearances.

Bonding Company – Please call or visit the Law Enforcement Center for an up to date list of approved bonding companies. Per Georgia Law, staff is not permitted to make a recommendation.

Property Bond – Please call or visit the Law Enforcement Center for a complete list of required documents and fees if you have personal property you would like to use as collateral on a bond.

Contact the Dawson County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Dawson County Public Defender
Address:1 Courthouse Sq, Dawsonville, Georgia, 30534
Hours:Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Dawson County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Dawson County Probation Department
Location:PO Box 1435, Gainesville, Georgia, 30503
Dawson County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined168
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll36
Full time total employees36
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


Dawson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201611,332
Number Employed Annual Average, 201610,802
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016530
Unemployment Rate, 20164.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201560,195
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Dawson County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,800
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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