Search Inmates in Wabash County, Illinois. Results May Include: Arrests, Bookings, Criminal Record, Confinment Reason, Court Case #, Warrant #, Bond, Offense Date, Date of Birth, Description.

Wabash County Jail County Jail Overview

Wabash County is located in the south eastern part of Illinois known as Little Egypt. At the 2010 census, the population of Wabash County was 11,947, The county seat is Mount Carmel. The county was formed in 1824 out of Edwards County to stop an armed confrontation between the militias of Albion and Mr. Carmel. The county is named for the Wabash River which forms the eastern and southern borders.

The county has an area of 228 square miles of which 4.3 square miles is water. It is the fifth smallest county in Illinois by area.

Zip codes in Wabash County: 62863, 62818, 62811, 64726.

County Jail Overview

County Jail
Ed Hicks, Jail Administrator
110 East 4th Street
Mr. Carmel, IL 62863
Phone: 618-262-5531

Inmate Search

You can find inmates in the Wabash County Jail by visiting

Information available is the name of the inmate, the age, gender, height and weight, hair color and eye color, ID# and booking date. Information is not to be used to injure, harass orc omit criminal acts against any inmate or family of an inmate.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

No more than four adults 18 years and older are allowed to visit an inmate. All detainee visits are limited to two fifteen minutes visits per week. Visits must be arranged by calling the jail to make an appointment. For Thursday visits from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. appointments must be made by called between 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday visits from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Must be scheduled by calling between 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

All visitors must have a valid government issued id and dress in proper attire wile visiting the jail. The jail reserve the right to refuse any visitor at any time.

Mail can be sent to an inmate, but the correctional officer on duty has the right to inspect mail and log it in. When sending mail to an inmate it must have a full return name and address. It must also include the detainee’s first and last name, c/o Wabash Count Jail 110 East 4th Street Mount Carmel, IL 62863.

Money received through the mail will be applied to the inmate’s commissary account unless otherwise stated. Do not send cash through the mail. Money orders or cashier’s checks made payable to the inmate will only be accepted.

Working at Wabash County Jail or Sheriff’s Office

There are no openings at the Wabash County Jail or Sheriff’s Office. However, if you wish to fill out n application, you ca visit the sheriff’s office at 120 E. 4th Street Mt. Carmel, IL 62863 for an application.

You need to pass national testing. The test can be found by calling 1-866-563-3882 or support@nationaltetingnetwork.com. You need to be at least 21 years old at time of hire, have a valid Illinois driver’s license, a GED or high school diploma, some college hours (check with the department to see the requirement on this), pass a background test, and be of good character. The starting salary is $49,483 plus overtime and holiday pay.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography. You can access this information online for Wabash County by going to

but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last know addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Wabash County, Illinois

Wabash County Sheriff’s Office
J. Derek Morgan, Sheriff
120 East 4th Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863
Phone: 618-262-2706

The sheriff’s office retains records of warrants, arrests and most wanted information. Contact the sheriff’s office to find out any information related to the county. You can call the office at 618-262-2706. A small fee may be required to get the arrest or warrant report you need. All paperwork for civil process needs to included the original paperwork and must be mailed or hand delivered to the Wabash County Sheriff’ Office. Civil process fees are $38.00 plus $1.00 per mile to and from the Sheriff’s Department.

Wabash County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Wabash County Probation Department
Location:401 North Market Street, Mount Carmel, Illinois, 62863
Phone:618-262-8700
Fax:618-263-9044
Wabash County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 22
Avg Daily Population 20
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 4
Full time total employees 4
Total salaries and wages not applicable
Other operating expenditures not applicable
Total construction costs not applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc not applicable
Year of original construction 1972
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 110 EAST 4TH STREET MT. CARMEL IL 62863

Wabash County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20165,639
Number Employed Annual Average, 20165,277
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016362
Unemployment Rate, 20166.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201551,224
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Wabash County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,396
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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