Scioto County Jail, OH Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 23, 2022
Scioto County Jail


602 7th Street, Portsmouth, OH, 45332

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The Scioto County Jail calls Portsmouth, Ohio home. The Scioto County Jail officially opened back in 1988. The Scioto County Jail was originally designed to house just over 287 offenders. Most of these offenders will be residents directly from Scioto County.


The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office oversees the daily operation at the Scioto County Jail.

The main mission at the Scioto County Jail is for every offender to leave the jail in a great condition where they will be less likely to re-offend soon.

The Scioto County Jail can achieve their mission by offering its inmates a variety of services and programs including but not limited to the following:

  • Religious Services

  • Yoga

  • Recreational Program

  • Educational Program

  • Mental Health Counseling

Scioto County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Scioto County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 602 7th Street, Portsmouth, OH, 45332
Phone 740-355-8277
City Portsmouth
Postal Code 45332
State Ohio
County Scioto County
Official Website

Scioto County Sheriffs Office / Scioto County Jail

Address 1025 16th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio, 45662
Phone 740-355-8261
Website website

Inmate Search

The Scioto County Jail is unlike many other county jails. Most county jails within the United States do not have their booking reports available on the web for the community to look at.

The Scioto County Jail has its booking reports available on the web. You and browse through these reports on your time.

You are more than welcome to locate information that you may or may not need or be interested in.

Keep in mind that these reports will be updated daily.

If you have any questions you will need to contact the Scioto County Jail.

You can also use VINELink as well to get real-time alerts on the inmate.

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Mail is one way you can keep in touch with an inmate in the Scioto County Jail. Mail is going to be a more cost-effective way to keep in touch with an inmate.

However, writing an inmate can take a bit of time before the inmate will receive a letter from you. You will need to account that the correctional officers at the Scioto County Jail will take a few days to sort and examine all mail prior to giving it out to the inmates.

Sending Money

Money will need to either be in the form of a money order. The money order can then be mailed to the Scioto County Jail or if you rather bring it with you to your visit you can do so.

If you choose to bring it to your visit, you will need to give it to the officer while you are checking in for your visit. You will not be allowed to hand over the money order to the inmate directly.

Phone calls

IC Solutions is the phone service at the Scioto County Jail.

What does that mean?

That means the Scioto County Jail uses IC Solutions, which in result will require you to create an account with them (if you do not have one already).

By creating an account, this will give you the power over the account. You will be able to make sure there is money in the account and that the inmate will always have enough funds to call you.


Visitation in the Scioto County Jail is going to be held daily between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.

You are more than welcome to come down to the Scioto County Jail and visit an inmate. You can bring the money order with you as well. But you will need to have a photo identification card that was issued by the government to be allowed into the facility.

If you are bringing a kid under the age of 18, you will be required to be with them the entire time you are in the facility. You will not be allowed to leave the kid alone.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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