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Johnston County North Carolina Sheriff's Office
Johnston County - County Jail - North Carolina
Johnston County NC Jail

Johnston County NC Jail is located in the city of Smithfield, North Carolina which has a population of 10,966 (as of 2016) residents. This prison has a capacity of 100 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. There is an average of 235 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 Steve Bizzell and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Johnston County NC 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.

Johnston County NC Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Johnston County NC Jail is:


Email Address for this Facility:

[email protected]

Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Johnston County NC Jail
PO Box 1496
Smithfield, NC 27577

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Johnston County NC Jail:

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

Johnston County NC Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
PO Box 1496
Smithfield, NC 27577

Send Money to an Inmate at Johnston County NC Jail

Visitation Information for Johnston County NC Jail

Visitation Hours for Johnston County NC Jail:

Visitation is held each weekend by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call (919) 989-5045 on Tuesday or Wednesday between the hours of 10am – 2pm. Appointments are based on a “first come, first serve” basis. Be prepared with the names of all people who will be visiting. Only 4 people may visit an inmate during any appointment. Each inmate is allowed one 15 minute appointment per week. Each person registering to visit that is 16 years of age or older must have a valid ID or driver’s license issued by the DMV and be accompanied by an adult age 18 years or older. Visitation is located at 127 S. Second Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, in the Magistrate’s lobby.


Warden or Supervisor: Sheriff Steve Bizzell Daily Inmate Count: 235 Total Capacity: 100 Security Level(s): medium

PO Box 1496
Smithfield, NC 27577

Phone Number(s): 919-989-5040
Fax Number: 919-989-5717
Email Address: [email protected]

127 South Second Street
Smithfield, NC 27577