Lookup Inmates in Jackson County, North Carolina. Results May Include: Arrest Detail, Date, Agency, Type, Officer, Location, Offense Date, Description, Related Incident, Bail Amount, Bail Type, Court #, Inmate Details, Address, Jail Housing Location, Incarceration Date, Scheduled Release, Race/Gender.

Jackson County Jail

339 Grindstaff Cove Road

Sylva, NC  28779


County History:   

Historically, this location was home to the Cherokee Nation and many remain in the area.  The county was established in 1851 and named for Andrew Jackson, former POTOS.  

County Population:  40,919

Area Code(s):  828

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Chip Hall, 828-586-1395, [email protected]

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Deputy Sheriff:  Chief Deputy Kim Hooper, 828-586-1384, [email protected]

Crime Stats for Sylva:  Sylva’s violent crime rate has been above the national average each year since 2002.  

Per 1,000 residents, Sylva has 5.37 or 14 officers, which is above North Carolina’s average of 2.39

County Clerk:  Unknown:  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  

Sundays Only from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sending mail to Inmates:  No information available  

Sending funds to inmates:  

Family members and friends can deposit cash into the ATM in the jail lobby for an inmate.

Working at Jackson County:  

Sex Offender Search:  No information available  

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Jackson County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined63
Avg Daily Population53
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll20
Full time total employees20
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


Jackson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201618,839
Number Employed Annual Average, 201617,827
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,012
Unemployment Rate, 20165.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201541,537
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Jackson County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20147,879
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201520.9
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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