224 S Main St
Harrodsburg, KY 40330-1648
(859) 734-6336

Mercer County KY Jail
Sheriff Ernie Kelty
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Mercer County KY Jail | Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Mercer County KY Jail is a prison facility located in the city of Harrodsburg, serving Mercer County and surrounding areas. Mercer County KY Jail is one of several medium prisons in the State. To visit an inmate at Mercer County KY Jail, you'll need to travel to Harrodsburg, KY, 40330-1648 in Mercer. The address is 224 S Main St. It's important to verify the location of your inmate before traveling.

Inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. But Jails and Prisons don't make this easy. Some charge inmates up to $14 a minute just to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, you can get a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where they live. An inmate can then make their calls using the local number rate while talking to friends and family long distance. This service is provided by Securtel at [Link to Secrutel]. To send mail to an inmate, go to send postcards. Once you are able to communicate with your inmate, you can start making plans for visitation. There are many types of prison facility in KY. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries. Each will have it's own rules and times for visitation, calls and mail.

Mercer County KY Jail is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Prison is expensive. Phone calls are the most costly, especially without a local number, But also items an inmate needs like soap, envelopes and stamps will all cost money. So the first thing to do is ensure phone calls are economical so you can discuss a budget.

Mercer County KY Jail is in the EST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at Mercer County KY Jail is Sheriff Ernie Kelty. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Mercer County KY Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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Mercer County KY Jail Map