Berrien County Jail

The Berrien County Jail is located in Nashville, Georgia and is operated by the Berrien County Sheriff's Department. This jail houses adult males and females—both felony and misdemeanor offenders—who have been arrested by local county or municipal law enforcement. 

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in Berrien County, click here or call the jail at 229-686-7664. Be prepared to provide the inmate’s full name and date of birth.

Bonding someone out of the Berrien County Jail

If an inmate has bondable charges, he or she can bond out at any time. A bond can be paid with or without a bail bond agent. 

The method (cash/surety) and amount of money needed for bonding someone out of the Berrien County Jail depends on their charges. Most crimes, but not all crimes, are bondable offenses.

  • Cash/Property Bond

When you pay a cash bond, it is refunded to you when all court appearances have been made and the case is discharged, dismissed, or a not guilty verdict rendered. If the arrestee fails to appear, the money will be forfeited. 

To sign a cash bond, or you must bring a photo identification card and enough cash to cover the bond. The sheriff's office only accepts paper money (no change allowed). The entire amount of the cash bond must be paid before the inmate is released. 

  • Surety Bond

When you use a Bail Bondsman for a surety bond, you will be required to pay a fee (equal to 15 percent of the bond amount) that will not be refunded.

AD Probation (misdemeanor) 229-686-9520
Fly Away Bonding 229-507-1967
Georgia Bail Bonds 229-482-2044
State Probation (felony) 229-482-3303

Jail History

The Old Berrien County Jail is a historic site located at North Jefferson Street that was built in 1903. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 26, 1982. 

The Old Berrien County Jail was the site of the last hanging in Berrien County. A modern jail replaced the historic prison in 1965, and a completely new Sheriff’s Department and jail facility was constructed in 2004.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visitation at the Berrien County Jail is now conducted remotely by video and by appointment only. All appointments must be made 24 hours in advance. To schedule an appointment or for any questions about video visitation, please visit

You must have a computer, smartphone, or tablet with internet access, a camera, and a microphone to visit with your inmate at the Berrien County Jail.

Physical Address

Berrien County Jail
500 County Farm Rd
Nashville, GA 31639

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General Phone Number

229-686-7664 Jail Phone Number

Local Law Enforcement Phone Numbers:

  • Berrien County Sheriff 229-686-7071
  • Enigma Police Department 229-533-4185
  • Nashville Police Department 229-686-6558
  • Ray City Police Department 229-455-4921

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Berrien County Jail
Inmate Name/Inmate Number
500 County Farm Rd
Nashville, GA 31639

Because of security reasons, inmates are only allowed to receive letters that are no bigger than a business size envelope. Anything larger will be refused.

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Berrien County Jail cannot receive incoming phone calls, however, they have access to phones and can make outgoing calls from the inmate housing area daily. Phone calls are recorded and may be monitored at any time.

How to Send Money

All inmates at the Berrien County Jail are set up with an inmate cash account when they are booked into the facility. This account is used by the inmate to purchase commissary items and phone calls.. 

The jail accepts cash, credit card, debit card, and money orders for fund deposits on an inmate's account. NO personal or payroll checks are accepted. 

There are three ways to deposit money:

  • Money Order

Must be mailed directly to the jail and include the Sender's Full Legal Name and Home Address. Mail the money order to the following address:

Berrien County Jail
Inmate Name/Inmate Number
500 County Farm Rd
Nashville, GA 31639

  • Jail ATM Kiosk (Jail Lobby)

Cash, credit card or debit card can be brought to the jail and deposited on an inmate's account using the Jail ATM Kiosk machine, located in the jail lobby. A service fee does apply.

  • Online
You can create an account and make a deposit to an inmate account by going to the Website.

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Careers at Berrien County Jail

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