El Dorado County Jail, California Inmate Search

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The El Dorado County Jail, located at 299 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA, 95667 is a County Jail and serves El Dorado County. It has a capacity of 40. If the inmate you are looking for is not on the search above, you can go directly to the El Dorado County Jail’s website or you can call the jail directly on: 530-621-5585.

The El Dorado County Jail, located at 299 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA, 95667 is a County Jail and serves . It has a capacity of 40.

Those close to inmates may:

  • Send inmates mail
  • Deposit money into their inmate trust account
  • Receive calls from them
  • Visit them

El Dorado County Jail, California
General Information

El Dorado County Jail Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Name El Dorado County Sheriffs Department
Address 300 Fair Lane, Placerville, California, 95667
Phone Number 530-621-5655

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

Visitation Rules

While inmates can receive visitors at El Dorado County Jail, there are strict rules in place. If you don’t adhere to these rules, your visit will be denied (often without warning), and you could risk future visits.


Visitors must schedule a visit, in line with the visitation hours of the jail, and its requirements.


Visitors must also have their government ID on them to be permitted into the visiting area. They must adhere to jail’s dress code. They will not be able to bring anything into the visitation area.


Call 530-621-5585 for scheduling a visit. website for more information about the application process.

Sending A Mail Or Package

All mail coming into the prison is inspected by the jail staff.

It is important that for any mail to be processed at El Dorado County Jail that the sender’s name and mailing address is included on the envelope.

In addition, the inmate’s full name (that they are in the jail under), the inmate’s SPN & cell block area must be listed.

The following restrictions apply for any mail sent to El Dorado County Jail:

  • No perfume, body fluids (including lipstick) or makeup can be included
  • No sexually suggestive photographs
  • No medicines
  • No cash or money orders
  • No food or food items
  • Contraband

For full details on the most uptodate policies, visit the El Dorado County Jail’s .

To clarify any questions you have on sending mail here, call the El Dorado County Jail directly on 530-621-5585.

Sending Money

To add money to an inmate’s trust account at El Dorado County Jail, you have a few options.

Don’t send cash by mail. You can deposit a money order. You may also be able to use: Touch Pay Direct to deposit money.

You can call the jail at 530-621-5585 to find out any other updated ways of depositing money for an inmate.

Phone Calls

Inmates held at El Dorado County Jail are not allowed to receive phone calls. They are however allowed to put through collect calls. Some jails have also upgraded their phone systems to allow detainees to make calls directly to landlines and cell phones, which means calls are usually cheaper than if they were on a collect basis.

All calls made out can be recorded and monitored, so care should be taken about what is discussed.

The jail may limit calls to some numbers for security reasons, without providing any warning.

To find the most uptodate information on the phone policies at El Dorado County Jail, call 530-621-5585.

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El Dorado County Jail OVERVIEW

COUNTY DEPARTMEN'T NAME: El Dorado County Jail
CITY: Placerville
STATE: California
ZIP: 95667
POPULATION:
NO. OF CONVICTED:190
CONFINED POPULATION:396
NO. OF NON US CITIZEN:7
GENDER DEMOGRAPHICS:
NO. OF ADULT MALE:327
NO. OF ADULT FEMALE:69
RACIAL DEMOGRAPHICS:
WHITE:309
BLACK:20
HISPANIC/LATINO:48
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE:5
ASIAN:9
RACE NOT KNOWN:5