Nelson County Jail Inmate Search and Jail Information

210 B Avenue West, Lakota, ND, 58344

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Find Arrest & Court records, Prison Information and Contact Info.

Nelson County Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of Lakota, Nelson County, ND. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under North Dakota state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by North Dakota Department of Corrections (DOCR)

Below we have given information about the Nelson County Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Nelson County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name : Nelson County Jail
Jail Type : County Jail
Location: 210 B Avenue West, Lakota, ND, 58344
Contact Numbers: 701-247-2474
City: Lakota
Postal Code: 58344
State : North Dakota (ND)
County: Nelson County

Nelson County Jail Inmate Search

Unfortunately Nelson County Jail does not provide inmate search facility online. However, you can call 701-247-2474 to enquire about the inmate directly.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on North Dakota statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
210 B Avenue West, Lakota, ND, 58344

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 701-247-2474.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Nelson County Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours

7:30 AM to 9:00 PM


7:30 AM to 9:00 PM


7:30 AM to 9:00 PM


7:30 AM to 9:00 PM


7:30 AM to 9:00 PM


7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


7:30 Am to 2:30 PM



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