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Clay County, SD Jail and Prison System

Address: 15 Washington Street, Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: 605-677-7117

Clay County SD Jail is a Medium security level County Jail located in the city of Vermillion, South Dakota. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under South Dakota state and federal laws. The County Jail was opened in 1862 The facility has a capacity of 40 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Vermillion, SD judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 40 Capacity
  • Vermillion, SD Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Clay County SD Jail?

Locating an Inmate in Clay County SD Jail

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Clay County SD Jail is to contact the County Jail for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Clay County SD Jail Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Clay County SD Jail inmate contact the facility directly via 605-677-7117 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Clay County SD Jail County Jail has visiting hours on Mondays, Thursdays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the County Jail directly.

Visiting a Clay County SD Jail inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours
Mon2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thu2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sun2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Clay County SD Jail.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the County Jail administration at 605-677-7117. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.