Lookup Inmates in Unicoi 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.

Unicoi County Tennessee Sheriff Overview

Unicoi County is located in the western region of Tennessee. It was created in 1875 and its name is derived from the Cherokee word which means “white” or “hazy.” The county seat is Erwin. The zip codes in Unicoi County are 37650, 37657, and 37692.

Sheriff Mike Hensley is the chief law enforcement officer in Unicoi County. His second-in-command is Chief Deputy Frank Rogers. Craig Masters is the Administrative Assistant in the Sheriff’s Office. The Chief Investigator is Ronnie Adkins while Barbara Scalf serves as Jail Administrator. You can get in touch with any of the command staff of the Sheriff’s Office by calling (423) 743-1864.

Unicoi County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1570 Jackson Love Hwy., Erwin, TN  37650

Phone:  (423) 743-1864

Inmate Search in Unicoi County Jail

There is no online roster of inmates currently incarcerated in the Unicoi County Jail. To locate an inmate here, you can call the jail directly at  (423) 743-1858.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Unicoi County Jail are encouraged to have their family and friends visit. All visitors must produce a valid photo ID. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Jail staff may require proof of guardianship. Visitors may be searched upon signing in. With the exception of vehicle keys and the photo ID, personal items will not be permitted inside the facility. If you wish to find out the visitation schedule of the jail, you can call 901-475-3300.

Inmates are allowed to receive mail from family and friends. You must address it in the following manner:


Unicoi County Jail

1801 South College Street, Suite 106

Covington, TN 38019

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law states that sex offenders must register their information the state and national sex offender databases. Sex offenders are people who have been found guilty of sexually motivated crimes such as rape, child molestation, and sex trafficking. Go to https://www.tn.gov/tbi/section/tennessee-sex-offender-registry if you want to find sex offenders in Unicoi County. However, you must bear in mind that not all offenders follow the registration law. There may be search results revealing last known addresses or incomplete ones.

Bail and Bondsman

An inmate can be allowed to stay out of jail while waiting for his trial to start if he posts bail. Bail is the money or property that the inmate is required to pledge to the court as part of his guarantee that he will return to court when the trial commences. If he doesn’t, the bail is forfeited.

If the inmate cannot post bail because of financial difficulties, he can use the services of a bondsman. The bondsman will be the one held liable by the court to pay the entire bail amount if the inmate misses a court date. A bondsman’s fee is usually 10% of the bail amount and is non-refundable.

Unicoi County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined60
Avg Daily Population49
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll6
Full time total employees6
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

Address: 102 N MAIN AVENUE ERWIN TN 37650

Unicoi County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20167,096
Number Employed Annual Average, 20166,586
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016510
Unemployment Rate, 20167.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201536,641
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Unicoi County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,361
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201519.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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