Richland County Jail, South Carolina Inmate Search

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The Richland County Jail, located at 201 John Mark Dial Drive, Columbia, SC, 29209 is a County Jail and serves Richland County. Those close to inmates may:Send inmates mailDeposit money into their inmate trust accountReceive calls from themVisit themIf the inmate you are looking for is not on the search above, you can go directly to theRichland County Jail’s website or you can call the jail directly on: 803-576-3200.

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The Richland County Jail, located at 201 John Mark Dial Drive, Columbia, SC, 29209 is a County Jail and serves . It has a capacity of .

Those close to inmates may:

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

Richland County Jail, South Carolina
General Information

Richland County Jail Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Name Richland County Sheriffs Department - Region Four
Address 1019 Beatty Road, Columbia, South Carolina, 29210
Phone Number 803-576-3490

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 Richland 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 803-576-3200 for scheduling a visit. https://jail.richlandonline.com/default.aspx 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 Richland 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 Richland 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 Richland County Jail’s https://jail.richlandonline.com/default.aspx.

To clarify any questions you have on sending mail here, call the Richland County Jail directly on 803-576-3200.

Sending Money

To add money to an inmate’s trust account at Richland 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 803-576-3200 to find out any other updated ways of depositing money for an inmate.

Phone Calls

Inmates held at Richland 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 Richland County Jail, call 803-576-3200.

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Richland County Jail OVERVIEW

COUNTY DEPARTMEN'T NAME: Richland County Jail
CITY: Columbia
STATE: South Carolina
ZIP: 29209
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