Putnam County Jail, Tennessee Inmate Search

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The Putnam County Jail, located at 421 East Spring Street, Cookeville, TN, 38506 is a County Jail and serves Putnam County. It has a capacity of 252. 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 thePutnam County Jail’s website or you can call the jail directly on: 931-528-8484.

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The Putnam County Jail, located at 421 East Spring Street, Cookeville, TN, 38506 is a County Jail and serves . It has a capacity of 252.

Those close to inmates may:

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

Putnam County Jail, Tennessee
General Information

Putnam County Jail Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Name Putnam County Sheriffs Department / Putnam County Jail
Address 421 East Spring Street, Cookeville, Tennessee, 38501
Phone Number 931-528-8484

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 Putnam 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 931-528-8484 for scheduling a visit. http://www.putnamcountytn.gov/index.php?p=departments&s=sheriff 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 Putnam 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 Putnam 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 Putnam County Jail’s http://www.putnamcountytn.gov/index.php?p=departments&s=sheriff.

To clarify any questions you have on sending mail here, call the Putnam County Jail directly on 931-528-8484.

Sending Money

To add money to an inmate’s trust account at Putnam 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 931-528-8484 to find out any other updated ways of depositing money for an inmate.

Phone Calls

Inmates held at Putnam 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 Putnam County Jail, call 931-528-8484.

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Putnam County Jail OVERVIEW

COUNTY DEPARTMEN'T NAME: Putnam County Jail
CITY: Cookeville
STATE: Tennessee
ZIP: 38506
POPULATION:
NO. OF CONVICTED:301
CONFINED POPULATION:350
NO. OF NON US CITIZEN:1
GENDER DEMOGRAPHICS:
NO. OF ADULT MALE:263
NO. OF ADULT FEMALE:87
RACIAL DEMOGRAPHICS:
WHITE:315
BLACK:28
HISPANIC/LATINO:7