The jail in Columbia County, Florida, serves to protect the safety concerns of the county of Columbia and its citizens. It is responsible for taking care of the inmates from both the Sheriff’s office and the Lake City Police Department. The jail is a minimum-security facility and holds 72 inmates. Many inmates at the Columbia County Jail view their time in the facility as an opportunity for rehabilitation. To access the Columbia County Jail view, click here.
389 NW Quinten Street
Lake City, Florida 32055
Columbia County Jail View
To access the Columbia County Jail view, click here.
Jail Visitation Hours / Columbia County Jail View
Before scheduling a visit, you should first confirm the inmate’s presence at the facility by searching the Columbia County Jail view here.
Sunday 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
You must schedule visits 24 hours in advance. In-person and video visitation options are available. The phone number to schedule a visit is 352-955-2105. In addition, you can schedule a visit online by clicking here. For additional information about visitation, click here.
The goal of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is to meet the diverse needs of the county by offering compassion and integrity to provide the most professional services to the citizens of the county.
Sheriff’s Office Address
4917 US Highway 90
Lake City, Florida 32055
Sheriff Mark A. Hunter obtained his BA in organizational management from Edward Waters College. He attended Command and General Staff College of the US Army and went to the FBI National Academy.
He was in the Florida National Guard, where he served as an Lt. Colonel, where he retired after thirty years of service.
He was elected to his current position in 2008 and has continued to serve his community to the present. He started in law enforcement in 1994 when he served as a patrol deputy and school resource officer for the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office. He has served as a special agent for the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Enforcement from 199-2005. He was the undersheriff for the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office from 2005-2006.
About the County / Columbia County Jail View
Columbia County was formed in 1832 from parts of Alachua and Duval counties. The county is known for producing products like turpentine, lumber, lumber, and plywood. In addition, the county is home to a detention facility. To access the Columbia County Jail view, click here.
In the census of 2000, the population of Columbia County was 56,513 people. As of 2019, the estimated population of the county was 71,686, so it has grown about 15,000 people in the last twenty years. Of these, approximately 79.72% were white, and 17.03 % were black. The rest of the population was Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, or Latino.
The median income for a household according to the census was $30,881. Around 155 of the county’s population was living below poverty at that time. Males had a median income of $27,353, while females only had a median average of $21,738.