The Merrimac Center is a 48 bed jail in the city of Williamsburg, Essex County, Virginia.
This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.
9300 Merrimac Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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To search for an inmate in the Merrimac Center, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at for the information you are looking for. You can also look up Essex County Criminal Court Cases, as well as Virginia Criminal Court cases online for every other county, and daily court dockets for each of the state's courts. If you are not sure what court your inmate is to appear in, this is a list of all the courts in Virginia, broken down by each court circuit.
The Merrimac Center maintains an average of 48 offenders in custody on any given day. The Merrimac Center has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Essex County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 4,960 offenders.
The following charts of Essex County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.
The information is compiled from the Essex County Corrections Department, the state of Virginia Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Essex County.
For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Essex County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.
|Hispanic or Latino||9||4.57%|
|American Indian/Native Alaskan||1||0.51%|
|Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian||1||0.51%|
(many inmates have multiple charges)
|Felony (3rd Degree)||45||22.84%|
|Felony (2rd Degree)||55||27.92%|
|Felony (1st Degree)||0||0.00%|
|State Jail Felony||1||0.51%|
|Misdemeanor (Class A)||51||25.89%|
|Misdemeanor (Class C)||0||0.00%|
This facility, known as "Merrimac Center" is also known as Merrimac Juvenile Detention Ctr - Essex, Merrimac Juvenile Detention Ctr - Essex , Merrimac Juvenile Detention Ctr - Essex , Virginia, Essex.