Lafayette County Jail

The Lafayette County Jail is located in Lewisville, Arkansas and is operated by the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office. The Jail houses adult male and female inmates who have been arrested by local county or city law enforcement. The maximum capacity of the jail is 55 inmates.

Inmates are incarcerated at the Lafayette County Jail for crimes ranging from violations to misdemeanors to felonies. The facility also houses those who have been charged with a crime and are awaiting trial, as well as state inmates awaiting transfer to the Arkansas Department of Corrections. 

To find out if your loved one is being held at the Lafayette County Jail, call the facility directly.

Posting Bond

The purpose of a bond is to make sure that an arrested person will appear at their scheduled court date after their release from jail. Judges usually determine the amount of bond, while the sheriff determines the sufficiency of the bond. If a person is arrested with a warrant, it will generally have the bond amount listed. 

Cash Bond: The person who is arrested (or someone acting on their behalf) may post the entire bond amount in cash, which will be held by the sheriff or the court pending disposition of the criminal case.

Surety Bond: Secure release from Jail through the utilization of a professional licensed bail bonding company, aka a “surety bond.” The bonding company will charge certain “fees” which are non-refundable and are not applied to any fines, costs, or restitution that may later be ordered by the court. 

OR Bond: Releasing someone on their “own recognizance” is simply a promise to re-appear at a later date for further judicial proceedings. These are only used for very minor offenses. 

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The Lafayette County Jail does not make their visiting information public. If you would like to visit an inmate, please call the facility for information.

Physical Address

Lafayette County Jail
#5 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Lafayette County Jail
Inmate Name and Number
#5 Courthouse Square
Lewisville, AR 71845

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate who is housed at the Lafayette County Jail, but they do have access to phones and can make outgoing collect calls.

How to Send Money

Anyone may add funds to an inmate’s commissary account at the Lafayette County Jail using one of the following methods:

  • Visit the lobby of the Lafayette County Jail. There is a commissary Kiosk machine in the lobby that is accessible at all times, which accepts both cash and cards. Just follow the touch screen prompts on the Kiosk to add funds to a particular inmate’s commissary account.
  • Go online to and select “order commissary or send money online.”  Follow the prompts by selecting the appropriate state, county, and Jail facility.  Then select “Web Deposit,” enter the inmate’s name, and follow the prompts to add money to that inmate’s commissary account. Or, click here. You can either send money, or you can place an order for commissary items that are delivered to your inmate.

Programs For Inmates

This information is not publicly available.

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Careers at Lafayette County Jail

If you are interested in a career with the Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Lafayette County Jail, click here.