Lookup Inmates in Macon County, Tennessee. Results May Include: Arrest Records, Mugshot, IDN#, Case #, Document Type, Booked/Served, Charges, Court Date, Case, Division, Court Event, Court Role, DOB, Address, Race.

Macon County Tennessee Sheriff Overview

Macon County is located in Central Tennessee. Founded in 1842, it was named after US Senator Nathaniel Macon who also served in the Revolutionary War. The county seat is Lafayette. The zip codes in Macon County are 37083, 37145, 37074, 37057, and 37150.

The chief law enforcement officer in Macon County is Sheriff Mark Gammons. Byron Satterfield serves as Chief Deputy of the Sheriff’s Office, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department. The Jail Administrator is Bobby Etheridge. You can get in touch with any of the command staff by calling (615) 666-3325.

Macon County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 902 Hwy 52 Bypass East, Lafayette, TN 37083

Phone: (615) 666-3325, (615) 666-4046 (Voice)

Fax: (615) 666-6909

Inmate Search in Macon County Jail

The Macon County Jail does not have an online list of inmates currently housed in the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at (615) 666-3325.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates housed at the Macon County Jail are allowed visitation with family and friends. All adult visitors must possess a valid photo ID. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Personal items are not allowed inside the facility except for the ID and vehicle keys. All visitors may be subject to search. To check the visitation hours at the facility, you can call (615) 666-3325.

To send correspondence to an inmate at this facility, you must address it in the following manner:


Macon County Jail

902 Hwy 52 Bypass East

Lafayette, TN 37083

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law states that all sex offenders must be registered in the state and national sex offender registries. A person is classified as a sex offender if he has been found guilty of committing a sexually motivated crime such as rape, child molestation, and sex trafficking. Go to this website to locate sex offenders residing in Macon County, Tennessee. Bear in mind that you may get search results listing last known addresses of sex offenders. This is because some sex offenders do not update their registration.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail allows you to get out of jail and remain free while waiting for your trial to start. In exchange for your freedom, the court requires you to lodge money or property as part of your guarantee to appear before the court when the trial commences. Violating the conditions of your bail will cause it to be revoked and forfeited. A bondsman can post bail for defendants who do not have enough money in exchange for a 10% fee that cannot be refunded. If your bond is $10,000, you will need to pay him $1,000 to post bail for you.

Macon County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined103
Avg Daily Population103
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll25
Full time total employees25
Total salaries and wages563569
Other operating expenditures223157
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2000
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 902 HIGHWAY 52 BYP E LAFAYETTE TN 37083

Macon County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201610,287
Number Employed Annual Average, 20169,830
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016457
Unemployment Rate, 20164.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201537,865
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Macon County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,214
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201518.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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