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Madera County California Sheriff's Office
Madera County - County Jail - California
Madera County Jail

Madera County Jail is located in the city of Madera, California which has a population of 64,208 (as of 2016) residents. This prison has a capacity of 600 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Madera County Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1893 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 374 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 Jay Varney and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Madera 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.

Madera County Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Madera County Jail is:


Email Address for this Facility:

Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Madera County Jail
14191 Road 28
Madera, CA 93638

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Madera County Jail:

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

Madera County Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
14191 Road 28
Madera, CA 93638

Send Money to an Inmate at Madera County Jail

Locate an Inmate at Madera County Jail

Visitation Information for Madera County Jail

Visitation Hours for Madera County Jail:





Register at 8:00am

1st visit goes in at 8:30am

(No one can register after 10:15am)

Last visit goes in at 10:30am


Register at 12:30 pm

(No one can register after 1:15pm)

Visits will start at 1:30pm

Visits end at 2:00pm


Register at 2:45 pm

(No one can register after 3:15pm)

Visits will start at 3:30pm

Visits end at 4:00pm


Horario de Visitas

1ra Sesion

Registrarse a las 8:00am

1ra visita entra a las 8:30am

ultima visita entra a las 10:30am

2da Sesion

Registrarse a las 12:30pm

(nadie se puede registrar después de las 1:15pm)

Las visitas empiezan a las 1:30pm

Las visitas terminan a las 2:00pm

3ra Sesion

Registrarse a las 2:45pm

(nadie se puede registrar después de las 3:15pm)

Las visitas empiezan a las 3:30pm

Las visitas terminan a las 4:00pm



  • 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Madera County Jail Data & Statistics:

Average Daily Population 374
Total Confined 364
Full-Time Prison Employees 99
Total Salaries for Full/Part Time Employees $4,180,128.00
Total Reported Assaults on Staff 4
Number of Inmates on Work Assignment 37
Number of Inmates in Education Programs 36
*statistical information was retrieved from latest available copy of prison data provided by census bureau

Year Built or Opened: 1893 Warden or Supervisor: Sheriff Jay Varney Daily Inmate Count: 374 Total Capacity: 600 Security Level(s): medium

14191 Road 28
Madera, CA 93638

Phone Number(s): 559-675-7951
Fax Number: 559-675-7991
Email Address:

14191 Road 28
Madera, CA 93638