Knox County Jails & Prisons

See Knox County KY Jails & Prisons and search free public jail and prison records. Jails and prisons are correctional institutions which hold individuals who have been arrested, convicted of a misdemeanor, sentenced to prison, or incarcerated for a felony.


Knox County Detention Center PO Box 760 Barbourville KY 40906 606-546-6215


Bell County Detention Center 210 Virginia Avenue Pineville KY 40977 12.4 miles from Knox County 606-337-5507

Clay County Detention Center 67 Shamrock Rd Manchester KY 40962 18.4 miles from Knox County 606-598-2133

Whitley County Detention Center PO Box 179 Williamsburg KY 40769 20.0 miles from Knox County 606-549-6013

Laurel County Detention Center 206 West 4th Street London KY 40741 20.8 miles from Knox County 606-878-9431

McCreary County Jail 206 West 4th Street London KY 40741 20.8 miles from Knox County 606-878-9431

Laurel Regional Juvenile Detention Center 225 North Laurel Road London KY 40741 24.5 miles from Knox County 606-862-7800

Leslie County Detention Center PO Box 619 Hyden KY 41749 32.4 miles from Knox County 606-672-3548

Claiborne County Juvenile Detention 1742 Main Street Tazewell TN 37879 33.9 miles from Knox County 423-626-8827

Claiborne County Jail & Sheriff 415 Straight Creek Road Tazewell TN 37879 34.3 miles from Knox County 423-626-2501

Harlan County Detention Center 6000 Kentucky 38 Evarts KY 40828 34.4 miles from Knox County 606-837-0096

Jackson County Jail PO Box 909 McKee KY 40447 38.2 miles from Knox County 606-287-7592

Rockcastle County Detention Center 205 East Main Street Mount Vernon KY 40456 41.6 miles from Knox County 606-256-2178

Campbell County Jail & Sheriff 195 Kentucky Street Jacksboro TN 37757 42.5 miles from Knox County 423-562-7446

Hancock County Jail & Sheriff 265 New Jail St Sneedville TN 37869 42.7 miles from Knox County 423-733-2249

Union County Jail & Sheriff 901 Main Street Maynardville TN 37807 44.2 miles from Knox County 865-992-5212

Lee County Jail 200 Justice Dr Hazard KY 41701 44.5 miles from Knox County 606-436-4032

Pulaski County Detention Center 300 Hail Knob Road Somerset KY 42503 44.6 miles from Knox County 606-678-4315

Perry County Jail Justice Drive Hazard KY 41701 45.3 miles from Knox County 606-436-4032

Grainger County Detention Center PO Box 5 Rutledge TN 37861 45.5 miles from Knox County 865-828-3613

About Jails and Prisons

Jails and prisons house people who are awaiting trial and inmates who have been convicted of a crime. These facilities are divided into county jails, state prisons, and federal prisons.

Jails and prisons maintain records on every person who is currently or was formerly incarcerated at their facility. These records are open to the public and are often available through online databases.