Lookup Inmates in Obion 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.

Obion County Tennessee Sheriff Overview

Obion County is located in West Tennessee. Established in 1823, it was named for the Obion River which flows through the county. The county seat is Union City. The zip codes in Obion County are 38232, 38254, 38253, 38260, 38271, and 38261.

Sheriff Jerry Vastbinder is the chief law enforcement officer in Obion County. The Chief Deputy in the Sheriff’s Office is  Kent Treece. The Jail Administrator is Lieutenant Will Sudbury. You can get in touch with any of these officers at 731-885-5832.

Obion County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1 Law Lane, Union City, TN. 38261


Fax: (731)885-6562

Inmate Search in Obion County Jail

The Obion County Jail maintains an online list of inmates currently housed in the facility. The inmates are listed alphabetically according to their last name. You can scroll down the list to find the inmate you are looking for. The information listed for each inmate includes his name, address, booking date, estimated release, classification, and booking photo

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Obion County Jail are allowed visitation with family and friends. The visitation schedule is as follows:




A POD   0900 – 1000

B POD   1100 – 1200


C POD   0900  – 1000

D POD   1100  – 1200


G POD   1700  – 1800

H POD   1900  – 2000


F POD    0900 – 1000

E POD    1100 –  1200





All money dropped off at this facility must be in the form of a money order or cashier’s check, made out to “Obion County Inmate Commissary Fund” along with the inmate’s name. The funds may be dropped off at the Obion County Jail anytime day or night and dropped in the box marked “Inmate Commissary” in the main lobby. You can also deposit money using lobby kiosk (accepts cash or credit/debit card).  Inmates will receive a receipt for all money received and deposited into their trust fund account.  It is highly recommended that the person delivering the money order keep a copy for their records as well.  Any amount will be accepted.

All money must be dropped off no later than 0600 hours Monday morning for commissary service for that week.  Failure to meet the deadline will result in commissary being delayed one week. If you are unable to have the money hand delivered to the jail, they may be mailed to:

Obion County Jail

Attn:  Commissary Fund

#1 Law Lane

Union City, TN. 38261

Re: (Inmate Name)

No other mail can accompany this money order or cashier’s check. If a letter accompanies the money, the letter will not be delivered.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Upon their release, sex offenders are required by law to notify local law enforcement so that their records in the state and national sex offender registries are updated. A sex offender is a person whose conviction is for a sex crime such as rape, sex trafficking, and prostitution. You can view the Tennessee sex offender registry here if you want to find sex offenders living in Obion County. Please take into account that some offenders may not obey the registration law. You may get search results that appear to contain last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

If you are charged with a criminal offense in Obion County, you can secure your release from jail by posting bail. Bail is the money or property that will be held in the keeping of the court as a form of assurance that you will return for your trial. Bail is forfeited if you violate the conditions of your release.

Defendants can hire a bondsman if they don’t have enough money to post bail. The bondsman will be held liable to pay the entire bail if the defendant fails to appear before the court as requested. The fee is usually 10% of the bail amount and cannot be refunded.

Obion County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined118
Avg Daily Population125
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll25
Full time total employees25
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


Obion County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201612,600
Number Employed Annual Average, 201611,698
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016902
Unemployment Rate, 20167.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201539,946
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Obion County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,884
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201519.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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