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Wayne County, Illinois Jail Overview

Wayne County is located in the southern portion of Illinois known as Little Egypt. According to the 2010 census the population was 16,760 and the county set is Fairfield.

Wayne country was formed in 1819 and named after Gen. Mad Anthony Wayne and officer in the Revolutionary and Northwest Indian War.

There are 715 square miles in Wayne County and 1.7 miles is water.

Zip Codes in Wayne County: 62446, 62809, 62823, 62837, 62842, 62843, 62840, 62851, 62878, 62886, 62895.

County Jail Overview

The jail has a capacity of 32. There are 9 deputies on the jail payroll. The jail was constructed in 1993. The jail is a medium security jail under the jurisdiction of Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

Mike Everett, Sheriff
305 E. Court St.
Fairfield, IL 62837
Phone: 618-842-6631

Inmate Search

The sheriff’s department provides information and mug shots via the local radio station. Included in the first and last name of the inmate, date sentenced and amount of time serving.

Sheriff Mike Everett is providing this information in conjunction with WFIW 104.9 to ensure tht citizen have access to these records. The sheriff’s office has no website.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visiting Hours at the Wayne County Jail:

Sunday 7:30 am to 11:00 am 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm 5:30 pm to 9:am

Monday 7:30 am to 11:00 am 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Tuesday 7:30 am to 11:00 am 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Wednesday 7:30 am to 11:00 am 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Thursday 7:30 am to 11:00 am 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Friday 7:30 am to 11:00 am 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm 5:30 pm to 9:am

Saturday 7:30 am to 11:00 am 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm 5:30 pm to 9:am

All visitors must have a valid government ID. Children below 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. For more visit information call the jail at: 618-842-6631.

Mail must be sent via the U.S. Postal Service. Address the envelope to the inmate with the jail address. Return addresses must be on envelope.

Money can be placed in an inmate’s account via money order sent to the jail or at the sheriff’s office located at the jail. (no information on this site at this time)

Working at Warren County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

There are no opening at the Wayne County Sheriff’s office or county jail. However if you want to join the sheriff’s office in Wayne County, stay in contact with the sheriff’s office at 618-842-6631.
Deputy Sheriff’s must be 21 years of age and complete a 12-week (480 hours) training at the Police Training Institute, which is followed by riding with a Field Training Officer for another fourteen weeks before being able to patrol on their own. A candidate who is twenty (20) years of age and possesses an Associate of Arts (AA) Degree in Law Enforcement, or related law enforcement field, and will attain his/her 21st birthday during the probationary period may qualify as eligible. Starting wage is $49,000 with benefits.

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 Warren 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 Warren County, Illinois

It is the mission of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve by providing professional, high quality and effective police, correctional and court security services in partnership with the community. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

Warrants information can be found by contacting the sheriff’s office at the address and phone number listed. Sheriff’s information in public domain and there should be no fees.

Sheriff’s Office
Mike Everett, Sheriff
305 E Court St.
Fairfield, IL 62837
Phone: 618-842-6631

Wayne 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:Wayne County Probation Department
Location:300 West Main Street, Fairfield, Illinois, 62837
Wayne County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 0
Avg Daily Population 14
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 9
Full time total employees 9
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 1993
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 305 E. COURT ST. FAIRFIELD IL 62837

Wayne County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20167,269
Number Employed Annual Average, 20166,647
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016622
Unemployment Rate, 20168.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201547,995
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Wayne County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,097
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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