Inmate Mail

Inmate Mail Address

**๐”๐ฉ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ฆ๐š๐ข๐ฅ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐›๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ข๐ง๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐š๐ฌ๐ก ๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ƒ๐ž๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐‚๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ**
Effective December 1st, 2022, all ๐’๐’๐’-๐’๐’†๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’ inmate mail will no longer be accepted at the Nash County Detention Center and must be sent to the following address:
Nash County Detention Center
Inmate Name, Inmate ID Number
Facility ID Number 5141
PO Box 18247
Greensboro, NC 27419  
Mail meeting the below requirements will be scanned and can be accessed by the inmate via the inmate tablet.  Physical mail will be destroyed.
๐Œ๐€๐ˆ๐‹ ๐‘๐„๐๐”๐ˆ๐‘๐„๐Œ๐„๐๐“๐’ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐‘๐„๐’๐“๐‘๐ˆ๐‚๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐’:
๏‚ง NO cash, personal checks, or money orders mailed to the mail processing center
๏‚ง Mail must be 10 pages or less per envelope
๏‚ง Page size must be no larger than 8.5” x 11”
๏‚ง Mail can include written or typed pages, photos, drawings or greeting cards (NO Polaroid photos)
๏‚ง NO glitter, glue, tape, 3D elements, or electronic components (lights, music, animation)
๏‚ง NO items containing, depicting, or relating to sexually explicit activity, gang activity, illegal activity, violence, drug, or alcohol use, etc.
๏‚ง NO photos of nude or partially clothed persons
๏‚ง NO illegal substances or any other items considered to be contraband
๏‚ง NO magazines, books, or packages mailed to mail processing center, NO publications of any kind.
๏‚ง NO originals of important documents or photos such as Birth Certificates, Driver’s Licenses, Social Security Cards, Green Cards, etc., as they will not be returned
All scanned mail containing materials considered illegal or breaches of security will be turned over to the proper authorities for investigation. Any threats of criminal activity will not be permitted in any correspondence and may result in criminal charges.
๐‹๐„๐†๐€๐‹ ๐Œ๐€๐ˆ๐‹ / ๐๐‘๐ˆ๐•๐ˆ๐‹๐„๐†๐„๐ƒ ๐Œ๐€๐ˆ๐‹/ ๐Œ๐จ๐ง๐ž๐ฒ ๐Ž๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ:
๐ƒ๐จ ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ฆ๐š๐ข๐ฅ ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ฅ/๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐ž๐ ๐ฆ๐š๐ข๐ฅ ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ง๐ž๐ฒ ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฆ๐š๐ข๐ฅ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐œ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐œ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ.
Legal mail must be mailed directly to the facility. Legal mail must be marked on the envelope as “Legal Mail” and will be opened by the inmate in the presence of facility staff.
Address legal mail as follows:
Nash County Detention Center
Inmate Name, Inmate ID Number
222 W Washington Street
Nashville, NC 27856
The fastest way to communicate with an inmate is by phone or messaging. The inmate communications provider is Pay Tel Communications. To set up an account with Pay Tel, visit or call 1-800-PAY-TELL.