The Shelby County Correctional Facility is a 188 bed county owned jail located in Sidney, Ohio. We are located at 555 Gearhart Road and have been located here since 1994.Before 1994 we were located in the downtown area of Sidney and had capacity to hold only 39 male inmates. Today we have the ability to house males, females, and even juveniles on a limited time basis.
Each inmate can receive up to two (2) 15-minute visits per week. Visitors will be required to have a photo ID or State ID card. Absolutely nobody under the age of 12 years old can visit and visitors between the ages of 12 and 18 can visit an inmate only when being accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. They, too, will have to have a Photo ID or Birth Certificate. Clergy can visit at anytime, however, advance notice is request and proof of clergy status may be required. Male visitation hours are on Sunday from noon until 3:00pm and Thursday from 6:00pm until 9:00pm. Female visitation hours are on Sunday from 3:00pm until 4:00pm and Thursday from 9:00pm until 10:00pm.