Lorain Jail Inmate Search and Jail Information

100 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH, 44052

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Lorain Jail is a low security city jail located in city of Lorain, Lorain County, OH. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Ohio state law. It houses the people who have been arrested and are awaiting trial, sentence or pending plea. Most of the inmates serving their time in Lorain Jail are sentenced for less then a year for crimes which are less serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Ohio Department of Corrections (DOC)

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

Lorain Jail Prison Information

Jail Name : Lorain Jail
Jail Type : City Jail
Location: 100 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH, 44052
Contact Numbers: 440-204-2113
City: Lorain
Postal Code: 44052
State : Ohio (OH)
County: Lorain County

Lorain Jail Inmate Search

Unfortunately Lorain Jail does not provide inmate search facility online. However, you can call 440-204-2113 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 Ohio statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
100 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH, 44052

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 440-204-2113.

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 Lorain 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

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM


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