Tappahannock City Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: April 28, 2022
Tappahannock City Jail


315 Duke St., Tappahannock, VA, 22560


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The Tappahannock City Jail is a 20-bed police jail. This detention facility is for adults that have been arrested in the city and county of Tappahannock. When offenders arrive they are first processed and fingerprinted at the intake. Then they are assigned to their own single-person cell that can be found on two levels.

All inmates are provided with breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily as well as the daily basics. During designated times inmates are allowed to visit the library, shop at the commissary, participate in the recreation and hang out at the common area.

This is a medium-security facility so the security is tight. Inmates are escorted from one area to the next. The inmates spend most of their time in their cell.

Tappahannock City Jail — General Information

Facility Name Tappahannock City Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Address 315 Duke St., Tappahannock, VA, 22560
Phone 804-443-3992
City Tappahannock
Postal Code 22560
State Virginia
County Essex County
Official Website http://www.tapp-pd.org/

Inmate Search

The names of the inmates that are held in this facility are published at the Tappahannock City Jail. You can also call the jail to locate an inmate if it is more convenient for you.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at are allowed to receive and send out written letters to loved ones in the mail. All letters must be written in pencil, black or blue ink. Contraband is prohibited. The jail staff inspects all incoming and outgoing mail.

Reading material can be sent to the inmate directly to the Tappahannock City Jail from the publisher.

Sending Money

The Tappahannock City Jail has a kiosk in the lobby where you can fund an inmate’s account. You will need the inmate’s ID number to complete this transaction. There is a fee to use this service.

Most jails also accept cashier’s checks, MoneyGram and Western Union. To learn more about funding an inmate’s account you can call the jail at 804-443-3992.

Phone calls

Inmates have access to phones in their housing area where they can make phone calls to their loved ones. Inmates are able to call with collect calling or they can purchase a phone plan.


Inmates at Tappahannock City Jail are allowed to have visitors on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

You will need to keep all of your personal belongings in your vehicle, including your cell phone. However, you will need your government-issued photo ID card. Any visitation can be canceled at any time without reason or notice.

You are required to follow strict dress code rules so please dress modestly when you come for a visit.

Minors under the age of 18 that are immediate family to the inmate are allowed to visit with a legal guardian.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM


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