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The Muskingum County Jail in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is 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 Muskingum County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Muskingum County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Muskingum County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Ohio Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Muskingum County Jail 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, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facility in Muskingum County, Ohio is: Zanesville Police City Jail. In addition, Muskingum County houses the following juvenile facility: Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Muskingum County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Muskingum County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Muskingum County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.

Muskingum County Jail Inmate Search

Ohio Muskingum 200
1840 East Pike
Zanesville, OH 43701
(740) 455-7197
Those wishing to visit with an inmate are required to call the jail between the hours of 8:00pm and 9:30pm the night prior to the visit to schedule an appointment.

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