The Gaston County Jail is located in Gastonia, North Carolina at 425 North Marietta Street 28052. The jail staff can be reached by calling (704) 869-6800.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Gaston County Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
About the Gaston County Jail
The Gaston County Jail is tocated in Gastonia, North Carolina and is the main detention facility for the Gaston County area. This facility opened in 1999 with the capacity for 408 inmates and 160,000 square feet of space. The detention center currently operates with an average daily population of 368 inmates. This location houses state pretrial detainees and convected inmates under the Sheriff's supervision. This facility is operated by the Gaston County Sheriff's office who is responsible for the safe and humane detention of all inmates incarcerated in their jurisdiction. To locate an inmate within this facility you can use the inmate locater at http://www.gastongov.com/departments/sheriff/inmate-information/inmate-search-disclaimer.
Gaston County Bail Bonds
There are a lot of options for bail bonding in the area once a bail amount has been set in your case. Some local bondsman who can assist you with your release include:
· Alpha Omega Bail Bonding
· Steve's Bail Bonds
· A1 Bail Bonding
· US Bonding Co
· Ward's Bonding
Inmates at the Gaston County Jail are allowed to have 2 visits per week with approved family and friends. Prior to visitation all inmates must fill out the appropriate visitation form, listing all people that the inmate whishes to have as visitors. All visitors must be on an inmates visitation list if they want to be allowed into the visitation area. All visitors to the Gaston County Jail are required to present valid state ID and must obey all facility rules while visiting the jail. Visits are limited to 15 minutes per inmate and will be scheduled by the inmates location within the facility. Visitation hours are held every day from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Inmates who are classified as Closed Custody or Protective Custody will have visitation hours once a week from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. For more information you can contact the Gaston County Jail directly at (704) 869-6800.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Gaston has a total population of 208,958. The population has increased by 18,522 (10%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 586.9 and covers 356 square miles.
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Residents of Gaston experienced 3,022 crimes in 2011. The #1 infraction was arson with 20 reports. The #2 violation was theft with 671 occurrences. The #3 unlawful act was vehicle theft with 135 occurrences. The #4 unlawful act was burglary with 494 reports. The #5 violation was property crime with 1,300 circumstances. The #6 unlawful act was assault with 160 violations. The #7 infraction was robbery with 30 violations. The #8 unlawful act was rape with 6 circumstances. The #9 criminality was murder with 5 violations. The #10 lawless act was violent crime with 201 crimes.