Tonopah Jail in Nevada Information

Anyone who gets arrested in Tonopah, Nevada, is booked at the Tonopah Jail. It is a small facility with 100 beds. It is also called the Nye County Detention Center-Headquarters. 

The Tonopah Jail typically houses inmates accused of committing the Nevada crime of battery domestic violence, the Nevada crime of DUI, or the Nevada crime of shoplifting.

Scroll down to learn more about the Tonopah Jail including:

1. Location and phone number of Tonopah Jail
2. Finding an inmate at the Tonopah Jail
3. Bailing out an inmate at the Tonopah Jail
4. Visiting an inmate at the Tonopah Jail
5. Calling an inmate at the Tonopah Jail
6. Sending mail to an inmate at the Tonopah Jail
7. Transferring money to an inmate at the Tonopah Jail
8. Releasing property from an inmate at the Tonopah Jail
9. Medical care for an inmate at the Tonopah Jail

1. Address and Phone Number for the Tonopah Jail

The Tonopah Jail is located next to the Tonopah Justice Court at:

Nye County Detention Center
101 Radar Rd.
Tonopah, NV 89049

The Tonopah Jail's telephone number is (775) 482-7358.

2. Finding a person in custody at the Tonopah Jail

The Tonopah Jail does not have website nor provide inmate information online. Therefore, call the jail at (775) 482-7358 and ask them to run a name search.

3. How to bail out a person in custody at the Tonopah Jail

The Tonopah Jail accepts bail twenty-four hours a day through bondsmen or cash. People can post cash bail at 101 Radar Rd., Tonopah, NV 89049.

Read more about the Nevada bail process. For more information on how to bail out an inmate at the Tonopah Jail, read our informational article about how to bail out an inmate at the Tonopah Jail.

4. Visiting a person in custody at the Tonopah Jail

Visiting hours at Tonopah Jail depend on the inmate's gender:

  • Male inmates can have visitors on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Female inmates are allowed visitors on Wednesdays between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. and on Saturdays between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Visits are conducted through glass and are limited to thirty minutes each. Visitors are not required to call ahead. However, the jail recommends visitors to call ahead to ensure that visiting hours have not changed. The jail number is (775) 482-7358.

5. Calling a person in custody at the Tonopah Jail

Outside people may not place phone calls to people incarcerated at the Tonopah Jail. However, inmates are given time to place outgoing calls.

6. Sending mail to a person in custody at the Tonopah Jail

Inmates at Tonopah Jail are only allowed to receive postcards. They may not get letters or packages. The jail's mailing address is:

[INMATE NAME]
Tonopah Jail
P.O. Box 831
Tonopah, NV 89049
ATTN: Inmate Mail

7. Transferring money to a person in custody at the Tonopah Jail

To put money on an inmate's books, go to the Tonopah Jail at 101 Radar Rd., Tonopah, NV 89049 and use the kiosk. For other options, call the jail at (775) 482-7358.

People in custody at Tonopah Jail typically use their inmate accounts to purchase toiletries, food and other stationary from the commissary.

8. Releasing property from a person in custody at the Tonopah Jail

Call the Tonopah Jail at (775) 482-7358 for instructions on how to release inmate property. Both the inmate and recipient have to complete paperwork for the jail to release any property.

9. Medical care for people in custody at the Tonopah Jail

Tonopah Jail does not have any healthcare workers on staff. Inmates in need of medical care will be transported to a hospital.

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