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Burke County Jail

Burke County Jail is located in the city of Waynesboro, Georgia which has a population of 5,704 (as of 2016) residents. Burke County Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1778 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 96 inmates currently serving time at this facility. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Sheriff Gregory T. Coursey and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Burke County Jail, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

Burke County Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Burke County Jail is:


Email Address for this Facility:

[email protected]

Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Burke County Jail
225 Highway 24 South
Waynesboro, GA 30830

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Burke County Jail:

(please get a list of acceptable mail from the facility)

Burke County Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
225 Highway 24 South
Waynesboro, GA 30830

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Burke County Jail Data & Statistics:

Average Daily Population 96
Total Confined 100
Full-Time Prison Employees 27
Part-Time Prison Employees 2
Total Salaries for Full/Part Time Employees $610,877.00
*statistical information was retrieved from latest available copy of prison data provided by census bureau

Year Built or Opened: 1778 Warden or Supervisor: Sheriff Gregory T. Coursey Daily Inmate Count: 96 Security Level(s): medium

225 Highway 24 South
Waynesboro, GA 30830

Phone Number(s): 706-554-2133
Fax Number: 706-554-3423
Email Address: [email protected]

225 Highway 24 South
Waynesboro, GA 30830