Jails & Prisons in Jacksonville, North Carolina

There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Jacksonville, North Carolina, serving a population of 73,661 people in an area of 47 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 36,830 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 23 square miles.

In North Carolina, Jacksonville is ranked 119th of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 118th of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Jacksonville Jails & Prisons

Find Jacksonville, North Carolina jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.


Onslow County Detention Center 717 Court Street Jacksonville, NC

Onslow County Jail 701 Mill Avenue Jacksonville, NC

About Onslow County Jails & Prisons

A Jacksonville Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Jacksonville, NC where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Jacksonville Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Jacksonville Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Jacksonville inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Jacksonville background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates