Yell County Jail - Union Street Inmate Search

Yell County Jail - Union Street is a medium security jail which comes under jurisdiction of Yell County, AR. The jail is maintained and operated by sheriffs at Yell County. Offenders from the Police and City jails are transferred to the jail after the paper work is done. They usually stay in the jail, till they are sentenced, acquitted or released on bail. It houses inmate for short period of time serving less than a year jail term. Most of the inmates in Yell County Jail - Union Street are convicted for misdemeanour offenses like drunk-and-drive, fight/assault, theft etc. It provides basic amenities to the inmates like bathroom facility, 3 times meals, education program and TV facility. It also provides work release program and other specialized services to the inmates.

Jail Name :

Yell County Jail - Union Street

Jail Type :

County Jail


106 Union Street, Dardanelle, Arkansas, 72834



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State :

Arkansas (AR)


Yell County




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Yell County Jail - Union Street Inmate Search

Q. How to find if someone is currently detained at Yell County Jail - Union Street?

  • Yell County Jail - Union Street maintains an online inmate roster where one can find the list of detainees. The list is updated usually once a month. To check the inmate roster please visit Yell County Jail - Union Street Sheriff Department website. Usually the best way is to call the Dardanelle police department at 479-229-4175 and enquire about the inmate directly.

Q. What if you are not able to find the inmate in Yell County Jail - Union Street?

  • It means the inmate is transferred to nearby county jail or state prison facility or is released from jail. Check Arkansas inmate search page for more details on how to search for inmate in Arkansas.

Q. What are the visitation rules of Yell County Jail - Union Street?

  • Any individual with valid government ID and who isn’t on felony probation is allowed to visit an inmate. Children below 18 years, must be accompanied by a legal guardian. For more information one can call on 479-229-4175.

Yell County Jail - Union Street Visitation Hours:


7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

More Information

Yell County Jail is a County jail based in Union Street in the city of Dardanelle, Yell County in the state of Arkansas, United States. It is a medium sized jail governed by the Yell County and operated by the local county sheriff. The jail houses typically adults with minor offenses such as drunken driving cases and other misdemeanors. Besides, Yell County jail is used to hold inmates with sentences less than a year or two for other related crimes. The jail also holds individuals who fail to pay fines and bails as well as those to be transferred to large prisons within the state or other territories.

The jail is medium sized with few cells for inmates; where most of them spend their time in different programs such as in the library studying law books, medical, recreational, academic and psychology. The cells allow inmates to communicate with their pod mates and read other leisure books for fun during their time. Additionally, the jail offers inmates visiting services which enable family and friends to pay a visit. Other interactions include sending packages or emails, sending money and commissary for all inmates to enjoy the despite serving time.

Yell County jail was constructed in the 1830s after the county courtroom was established in 1829 in Dardanelle. The jail majorly served as a prison for local law offenders and comprises of a brick-walled facility with adjacent recent constructions that added up the library and a medical center for inmates. The facility establishment is isolated with ample space for parking and room for a specific number of inmates. Previously, Yell county jail used to house both adults and the youth but the county government, through the Democrat-Gazette's Chad Day, stopped including the prison as a juvenile space.

With the booking regulation for visitations, the facility ensures all visitors receive an appointment through calls and visiting are done throughout the week except public holidays. Yell county jail also offers federal inmate searching services where the public can search the online roster and find an inmate in prison as well as the charges. The jail provides basic needs such as bathroom amenities, three meals per day, rehabilitation through classes and TV facilities. Like other medium-sized jails, Yell county jail has a work release program and related services to all inmates.

Yell county jail also offers services across the city of Dardanelle holding inmates from the surrounding facilities, municipalities or cities for a given time. Some inmates are also held temporarily, for instance, before or after court ruling or for transfer. The facility has a medium security level where new detainees are placed at one holding cell with other inmates while trustees are placed at different areas such as the kitchen and laundry and paid a small amount for their services.