Nelson County Jails & Prisons

See Nelson 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.


Nelson County Jail PO Box 280 Bardstown KY 40004 502-348-1860


Bullitt County Detention Center 1671 Preston Highway Shepherdsville KY 40165 17.7 miles from Nelson County 502-543-7263

Marion County Detention Center 201 Warehouse Road Lebanon KY 40033 19.6 miles from Nelson County 270-692-5802

Larue County Detention Center 209 West High Street Hodgenville KY 42748 22.0 miles from Nelson County 270-358-9876

Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center 820 New Glendale Road Elizabethtown KY 42701 23.0 miles from Nelson County 270-766-5280

Hardin County Detention Center 100 Lawson Boulevard Elizabethtown KY 42701 23.1 miles from Nelson County 270-765-7717

Menifee County Jail 382 Alley Rd Wellington KY 40387 30.7 miles from Nelson County 606-768-9046

Anderson County Jail 1000 Detention Road Shelbyville KY 40065 31.7 miles from Nelson County 502-633-2343

Shelby County Detention Center 1000 Detention Road Shelbyville KY 40065 31.7 miles from Nelson County 502-633-2343

Spencer County Jail 1000 Detention Road Shelbyville KY 40065 31.7 miles from Nelson County 502-477-8780

Green County Jail 120 South Central Avenue Campbellsville KY 42718 32.7 miles from Nelson County 270-299-6044

Taylor County Detention Center 120 South Central Avenue Campbellsville KY 42718 32.7 miles from Nelson County 270-789-1909

Community Correctional Center 316 East Chestnut Street Louisville KY 40202 34.3 miles from Nelson County 502-574-2087

Louisville Metro Jail & Department Of Corrections 400 South 6th Street Louisville KY 40202 35.0 miles from Nelson County 502-574-8477

Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center 700 West Jefferson Street Louisville KY 40202 35.1 miles from Nelson County 502-574-6177

Clark County Jail 501 East Court Avenue Jeffersonville IN 47130 36.0 miles from Nelson County 812-283-4471

Clark County Juvenile 609 Meigs Avenue Jeffersonville IN 47130 36.0 miles from Nelson County 812-285-6360

Floyd County Jail 311 Hauss Square New Albany IN 47150 38.6 miles from Nelson County 812-948-5404

Boyle County Detention Center 1860 South Danville Bypass Danville KY 40422 39.6 miles from Nelson County 859-238-1127

Boyle County Jail 1860 South Danville Bypass Danville KY 40422 39.6 miles from Nelson County 859-238-1127

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.