Macon County Detention Center

1820 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734

Macon County Detention Center

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The Macon County Detention Center opened in 1999 and is operated by the Macon County Sheriff under the authority of the State of North Carolina. The Macon County Detention has beds for 75 male and female inmates, including state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the North Carolina Department of Corrections or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.

Macon County Detention Center

Macon County Jail is located in Franklin, NC, a town with a population of 4,000 in Macon County. Franklin is located approximately 35 miles west of Brevard, NC, and 40 miles south of Gatlinburg, NC, off of U.S. Highway 40.

Jurisdictional Control

Macon County Sheriff, 1820 Lakeside Drive, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 349-2104

Judicial Authorities

Macon County Court, 5 W. Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 349-7200

Macon County Detention Center Calls

Securus owns and operates the phones at the Macon County Jail. The cost of a 15-minute North Carolina in-state long distance inmate call using Securus is $6.18, with out-of-state calls costing $3.15, and local jail phone calls costing $1.33. For as low as a 75 Cent Pacific Telephone calling routing fee, and an additional $1.33 Securus connection fee, Pacific Telephone brings the cost of a 15 minute Long distance call from the Macon County Jail down to $2.08 creating a savings $3.95 for in-state-calls, and $1.08 cents for out-of-state calls.

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Macon County Jail Visiting

Information regarding visiting dates, times, and rules can be found at is recommended to call Macon County Jail visitation at (828) 349-2104 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.

FCC County Jail Call Ruling

Pacific Telephone Company is not affiliated with Securus or the Macon County Jail but is able to legally, per a 2013 FCC ruling pursuant to FCC Docket Number DA 13-1990, provide call routing services that can cut the cost of inmate calls from the Macon County Detention Center, as well as calls from any county jails and prison throughout the United States.

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