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Franklin County Jail

70 East Court Street

Rocky Mount, VA  24151

(540) 483-3020

County History:   

With its county seat in Rocky Mount, this county lies at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The county was established in 1785 and is named for Benjamin Franklin.  During the 20th century prohibition, this county was considered the “moonshine capital of the world.”  Shine is still made in the area, but since the 1980s, residential development has increased particularly around Smith Mountain Lake.  Commuters to nearby Roanoke, Lynchburg, Danville and Martinsville and retirees have both increased the population. 

County Population:  56,335

Area Code(s):  540

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  W. Q. “Bill” Overton, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Crime Stats for Rocky Mount:  Rocky Mount’s violent crime rate has been decreasing since it peaked in 2013 and is now below the national average.  

Per 1,000 residents, Rocky Mount has 4.37 or 21 officers, which is near twice Virginia’s average of 2.24

County Clerk:  Unknown:  

Inmate Search Instructions:  This link is provided by the county on their site:  https://www.vinelink.com/#/home/site/47000

Visiting Hours:  No information available

Sending mail to Inmate:  No information available

Sending funds to inmate:  No information available

Working at Franklin County:  

Sex Offender Search:  This link is provided by the county on their site

https://www.vinelink.com/#/home/site/47500

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Franklin County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined85
Avg Daily Population78
Name of new facilityWESTERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL JAIL
Full time payroll25
Full time total employees25
Total salaries and wages1269625
Other operating expenditures699869
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc17964
Year of original construction1937
Year of major renovation1987
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 70 EAST COURT STREET ROCKY MOUNT VA 24151

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