Lookup Inmates in Gaston County, North Carolina. Results May Include: Arrest Detail, Date, Agency, Type, Officer, Location, Offense Date, Description, Related Incident, Bail Amount, Bail Type, Court #, Inmate Details, Address, Jail Housing Location, Incarceration Date, Scheduled Release, Race/Gender.

Gaston County

PO Box 1578

Gastonia, NC  28053

(704) 869-6869

County History:   

Gaston county was established in 1846 and named for William Gaston, who served on the state’s supreme court.  This county is the seventh largest in population, but 74th in size.

County Population:  209,420

Area Code(s):  704, 980

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Alan Cloninger, acloninger@gcps.org

425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way,
Gastonia, NC 28052
704-869-6800

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Crime Stats for Gastonia:  Gastonia’s violent crime rate is trending down; however, it still remains above the national average each year since 2001.   

Per 1,000 residents, Gastonia has 2.18 or 162 officers, which is below North Carolina’s average of 2.39  

County Clerk:  Unknown:  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  

General Population (Main Jail and Annex)

Onsite Visitation Hours
Monday – Thursday
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Remote Visitation Hours
Monday – Sunday
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Closed Custody and Protective Custody (Onsite Only)

Onsite Visitation Hours
Monday – Thursday
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Sending mail to Inmates:  

Inmate: First, Middle, Last Name
Gaston County Jail
PO Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28053

Sending funds to inmates:  

All financial transactions for inmates will be handled through the contract provider Tech Friends.  A Kiosk to accept money for inmates will be placed in the main lobby of the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office and the lobby of the Gaston County Jail Annex.  Funds can be added to an inmate’s account via the Kiosk or online at https://deposits.jailatm.com/WebDeposits/.

Working at Gaston County:  

Sex Offender Search:  No information available  

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Contact the Gaston County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Gastonia Public Defender
Address:325 South Marietta Street, Gastonia, North Carolina, 28052
Phone:704-852-3220
Hours:N/A
Gaston County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Gaston County Probation Department
Location:810 West Mauney Avenue, Gastonia, North Carolina, 28052
Phone:704-853-5347
Fax:N/A
Gaston County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined512
Avg Daily Population480
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payrollnot applicable
Full time total employeesnot applicable
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1999
Year of major renovation2005
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: P.O. BOX 1578 GASTONIA NC 28053

Gaston County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016106,346
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016100,745
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20165,601
Unemployment Rate, 20165.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,031
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Gaston County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201436,243
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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