The Kennebec County Jail in the city of Augusta serves as the prison for Kennebec County County and other nearby cities. Kennebec County Jail is a medium security prison facility located in Kennebec County. Kennebec County Jail is a county jail, serving Augusta and surrounding areas. Be sure to check that an inmate is at a location and can receive visitors before making travel plans.
More than anything, inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. Jails and Prisons don’t make this easy. Many charge inmates up to $14 a minute to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, there is an easy way to provide the jail with a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where everyone lives. 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 Globaltel at Inmate Calls. To send mail to an inmate go to Jail Postcards.
Step one is to locate your inmate. Inmates may be in a local city jail pending trial or following sentencing before transfer to a longer-term state prison. Step two is to call the inmate. Gaining permission to visit a prisoner is often difficult. You’ll need to call an inmate first to learn what days and times and places they have been approved for visitation. Setting up phone service with an inmate will allow you to get this information directly so you can avoid any problems.
Kennebec County Jail is a county jail, so most of the inmates at Kennebec County Jail will be post trial convicts serving medium sentences that that were too long for short term police department jail stays, but not long enough to justify transfer to a Maine State prison facility. It’s important for inmates in County jail to have access to commissary funds to buy things like toothpaste and stamps for letters. They will also need funds for phone calls which should be made using a service like Globaltel’s cheaper jail call service at Inmate Calls to avoid long distance charges when making prison calls.
Kennebec County Jail is in the EST time zone. The warden at Kennebec County Jail is Sheriff Ken Mason. The current capacity of Kennebec County Jail is 200. The total capacity of Kennebec County Jail is 151. This can give you an indication of what living conditions are like at Kennebec County Jail. It’s important for families of inmates to help each other with information and tips about the prison facility they are in. You can leave comments and tips below about the best places to stay when visiting your inmate as well comments about any local service organization not already on our list of those available to help local families of inmates. We urge you to add your own comments about Kennebec County Jail below. “