The Buncombe County Jail is located in Asheville, North Carolina at 20 Davidson Street 28801. The jail staff can be reached by calling (828) 250-4550.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Buncombe County Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
About the Buncombe County Jail
The Buncombe County Jail in Asheville, North Carolina is one of the main detention facilities for Buncombe County. This facility is operated by the county Sheriff's Office who's goal is to provide a safe and secure environment for their inmate population. The Buncombe Detention Facility consists of the main jail and the jail annex. This location has a total of 604 beds and houses around 425 inmates per day. According to the Buncombe County website this location releases and intakes approximately 100 inmates every day. The facility has a convenient location directly across the street from the Buncombe County Court House. As a result the detention facility is set up to accommodate prisoners and detained individuals from all of the law enforcement agencies in the Buncombe county area.
Bail Bond Services
There are a lot of options for bail bond services in the area thanks to the courthouse adjacent location. This makes the bail process quick and easy once a bail amount has been set for your case. Some local bail companies include:
· Behind Bars Bail
· Free Bird Bail Bonds
· Affordable Bail Bonds
· KC's 24/7 Bail Bonds
· Wardlaw Bail Bonding
Inmates at the Buncombe County Jail are allowed to have one 30 minute visit per week. All visitors must be on an inmates approved visitor list and each inmate may have up to 5 people on their visitor list at one time. Visitation hours are scheduled in advance and are only held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Inmates must be classified and assigned to a specific housing unit before they can receive visitation privileges. Appointments are set up by the person who is visiting. This can be done by contacting the Visitation Office at 828-250-4610 during business hours. For more information on the Buncombe County Jail or its policies contact them directly at 828-250-4550.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Buncombe has a total population of 231,452. The population has increased by 25,182 (12%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 352.7 and covers 656 square miles.
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Residents of Buncombe experienced 4,438 crimes in 2011. The #1 lawless act was arson with 10 reports. The #2 lawless act was theft with 998 reports. The #3 lawless act was vehicle theft with 170 instances. The #4 unlawful act was burglary with 891 circumstances. The #5 violation was property crime with 2,059 reports. The #6 crime was assault with 104 circumstances. The #7 infraction was robbery with 33 instances. The #8 violation was rape with 15 reports. The #9 violation was murder with 3 reports. The #10 infraction was violent crime with 155 instances.