ABOUT Barrow County Detention Center
The Barrow County Detention Center in the city of Winder, Barrow County, Georgia is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be in any maximum-security state prison.
Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Barrow County Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men and women being held in the Barrow County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Barrow County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less.
Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.
Inmates in the Barrow County Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities.
The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.
Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.
Information You Will Find on This Page
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful:
We also provide information on:
Barrow County Detention Center
Detention Center: 652 Barrow Park Drive
Sheriff's Office: 233 E. Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680
Jail (Main): 770-307-3090
Adult Probation: 678-963-7020
Barrow Superior Criminal Court: 770-867-8993
Carrow Superior Court Clerk: 770-307-3035
Barrow County Magistrate Court: 770-307-3050
Winder Municipal Court: 770-867-3106
District Attorney: 770-307-3040
Inmate Info: 770-307-3080
Public Defender (alt): 770-307-3006
Jail (Main): 770-307-3080
Gainesville Juvenile Detention: 770-535-5465
Juvenile Court: 706-387-6371
Public Defender: 770-387-6317
Inmate's First and Last Name- inmate ID#
Barrow County Detention Center ( plain white postcards only. No envelopes!)
652 Barrow Park Drive
Winder, GA 30680