Jails & Prisons in Washington County, Maine

There are 4 Jails & Prisons in Washington County, Maine, serving a population of 31,822 people in an area of 2,563 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 7,955 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 640 square miles.

In Maine, Washington County is ranked 1st of 16 counties in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 7th of 16 counties in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Washington County Jails & Prisons

Find Washington County, Maine jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.

Downeast Correctional Facility 64 Base Road Machiasport, ME

Inmate Washington County Jail 47 Court Street Machias, ME

Washington County Jail 47 Court Street Machias, ME

Washington County Jail 83 Court Street Machias, ME

About Washington County Jails & Prisons

A Washington County Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Washington County, ME where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Washington County Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Washington County 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 Washington County inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Washington County background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates

Washington County Jail and Prison Statistics

Find Washington County Jail Admissions By Race, Pretrial Jail Population, Jail Held Inmates, Prison Admissions, and Prison Population By Race. Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics; National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) Program, Prisoners In 2015.

Washington County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions1,152
Total Jail Population38
Female Jail Population11
Male Jail Population25
Washington County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population-
Black Jail Population9
Latino Jail Population2
Native Jail Population5
White Jail Population25
Washington County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population24
Female Pretrial Jail Population6
Male Pretrial Jail Population29
Washington County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison-
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison-
Jail Population Held for State Jail15
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail-
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies-
Jail Population Held for ICE-
Washington County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions24
Female Prison Admissions-
Male Prison Admissions-
Asian Prison Admissions-
Black Prison Admissions-
Latino Prison Admissions-
Native Prison Admissions4
White Prison Admissions18
Other Prison Admissions2
Washington County Prison Population
Total Prison Population63
Female Prison Population4
Male Prison Population59
Washington County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population-
Black Prison Population-
Latino Prison Population-
Native Prison Population9
White Prison Population50
Other Prison Population4