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Randolph County Jail

Randolph County is located in the south western part of Illinois known as “Little Egypt.”. It had a population of 33,476 as of 2010. The county seat is Chester. The county motto is “Where Illinois Began” and contains the village of Kaskaskia, Illinois’ first capital.

The county is named in honor of Edmund Randolph, Governor of Virginia. The county has a total area of 597 square miles of which 22 square miles is water.

The associate judge for Randolph County is Gene Gross. The judge can be reached at 1 Taylor Street, Chester, IL 62233, Phone: 618-826-5000 x 223, Fax: 618-826-5968, [email protected].

Zip Codes for Randolph County: 62217, 62233, 62237, 62241, 62242, 62259, 62261, 62272, 62277, 62278, 62280, 62286, 62288, 62292, 62297.

County Jail Overview

County Jail
200 W. Buena Vista St
Chester, Il 62233
Phone: 618-826-5484
Fax: 618-826-4732

The county jail is an adult, medium custody facility with 26 beds.

Inmate Search

The current list of inmates is refreshed every 15 minutes. A search for an inmate return the first and last name, charges and bond amount.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or on a televised screen from another location.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.
Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle or in a locker.
Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.
Call 618-826-5484 or click here to go to the jail’s official website for additional Rules regarding Randolph County Jail visitation.

Mail must go through the U.S. Postal services and be addressed as follows:
Inmate’ first and last name
Randolph County Jail
200 W. Buena Vista
Chester, IL 62233
A return address must be included, or your mail will be not delivered.

Working at the Randolph County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

There are no openings at the Randolph County Jail or Sheriff’s Office. If you want more information, contact the sheriff’s office at: 618-826-5484.

You need to pass national testing. The test can be found by calling 1-866-563-3882 or [email protected]. You need to be at least 21 years old at time of hire, have a valid Illinois driver’s license, a GED or high school diploma, some college hours (check with the department to see the requirement on this), pass a background test, and be of good character. The starting salary is $49,483 plus overtime and holiday pay.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography. You can access this information online for Randolph County by going to

but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last know addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Randolph County, Illinois

Sheriff’s Office
Shannon Wolff, Sheriff
200 W. Buena Vista St
Chester, Il 62233
Phone: 618-826-5484
Fax: 618-826-4732
[email protected]

Randolph 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:Randolph County Probation Department
Location:1 Taylor Street, Chester, Illinois, 62233
Randolph County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 14
Avg Daily Population 16
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 4
Full time total employees 4
Total salaries and wages not applicable
Other operating expenditures not applicable
Total construction costs not applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc not applicable
Year of original construction 1975
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 200 W. BUENA VISTA CHESTER IL 62233

Randolph County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201614,528
Number Employed Annual Average, 201613,797
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016731
Unemployment Rate, 20165.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,129
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Randolph County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,049
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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