Shelby County Jail

555 Gearhart Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365
(937) 498-1111

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The Shelby County Jail is operated by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office under the authority of the State of Ohio. The Shelby County Main Jail houses adult male and female inmates, as well as juvenile offenders on a limited basis, including state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the Ohio Department of Corrections or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.

Shelby County Jail

Shelby County Jail is located in Sidney, a city with a population of 21,000 in Shelby County, Ohio. Sidney is located approximately 65 miles northwest of Columbus, Ohio, and 30 miles south of Lima, Ohio off of Highway 75.

Jurisdictional Control
Shelby County Sheriff, 555 Gearhart Road, Sidney, Ohio 45365, (937) 498-1111

Judicial Authorities
Shelby County Court, 100 E. Court Street, Sidney, Ohio 45354, (937) 498-7824

Cheap Shelby County Jail Phone Calls

Securus owns and operates the phones at Shelby County Jail. The cost of a 15 minute in-state long distance inmate call using Securus is $8.28, with out-of-state calls costing $3.15, and local jail phone calls costing $3.32. For as low as a 90 Cent Pacific Telephone calling routing fee, and an additional $3.15 Securus connection fee, Pacific Telephone brings the cost of a 15 minute Ohio In-State Long distance call from the Shelby County Jail down to $4.05, creating a savings $4.23 for in-state-calls.

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Shelby County Main Jail Visiting

Inmates housed at the Shelby County Jail are allowed pre-approved visitors. Information regarding jail visitation can be found at It is recommended to call the Jail at (937) 498-1111 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.

FCC County Jail Call Ruling
Pacific Telephone Company is not affiliated with the Shelby 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 inmates calls from Ohio county jails and prisons throughout the United States.

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