Desoto County Jail

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208 E Cypress St,
Arcadia, FL 34266
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Desoto County Jail Information

The Desoto County Jail is operated by the Desoto County Sheriff under the authority of the State of Florida.  The Desoto Jail has beds for 150 male and female inmates, including state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the Florida Department of Corrections or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.

Desoto County Jail is located in Arcadia, FL, a city with a population of 7,600 in Desoto County.  Arcadia is located approximately 60 miles southeast of Tampa, FL, and 115 miles northwest of Boca Raton, FL, off of U.S. Highway 75.

Jurisdictional Control

Desoto County Sheriff, 208 E. Cypress Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, (863) 993-4700

Judicial Authorities

Desoto County Court, 115 E. Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, (863) 993-4876

Desoto County Jail Calls

Paytel owns and operates the phones at the Desoto Jail.  The cost of a 15-minute Florida in-state long distance inmate call using Paytel is $6.00, with out-of-state calls costing $3.15, and local jail phone calls costing $3.15.   For as low as a 75 Cent Pacific Telephone calling routing fee, and an additional $3.15 Paytel connection fee, Pacific Telephone brings the cost of a 15 minute Long distance call from the Desoto Jail down to $3.90 creating a savings of $2.10 for in-state-calls.  

Desoto County Jail Visiting

Information regarding visiting dates, times, and rules at the Desoto County Jail can be found at  It is recommend to call Desoto Jail visitation at (863) 993-4710 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.

Visitation Schedules for inmates are based on housing units.  It is the responsibility of the inmate to contact their family or friends regarding any changes in housing units or visitation.  Inmates on disciplinary status or other statuses may be restricted from visitation.  It is advised to call and confirm any visitation prior to arriving. Due to limited spacing, visitation is on a first come bases. Visitors are encouraged to show up early to insure a visitation spot.

Desoto County Jail visitors are required to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the visitation slot.  A valid ID is required.  ID’s are collected by visitation staff at 15 minutes prior to the visitation hour.  Any person(s) arriving after ID’s have been collected will have to wait until the next available visitation.  Visitation times are in 30 minute blocks (IE: 8-8:30, 8:30-9, and 9-9:30). Visitation is closed daily between 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM for lunch.  Visitation is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Federal holidays.  Visitations are done through video.  Due to security reasons we do not allow contact visits.

FCC Desoto County Jail Call Ruling

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