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Opened in 1993, the Hardee County Jail is designed to house 215 juvenile inmates. The jail has 30 cells of varying sizes. It also has an internal courtroom with a CCTV connection to the local courthouse. This helps reduce the need to move inmates from the jail to the courthouse. The facility is currently in the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission process. To conduct a Hardee County inmate search, click here.

Jail Address

900 Summit St. E
Wauchula, FL 33873

Hardee County Inmate Search

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Visitation Hours / Hardee County Inmate Search

The jail is open for visitation every day from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. These hours may differ based on the inmate behavior and holidays. Visitation at the facility is free on-site, or visitors can opt for a remote visit for a small fee. All visitors must be approved through www.securustech.net and can visit up to 4 times a week on-site. However, before scheduling a visit, it is advisable to first confirm that the inmate is indeed present at the jail by conducting a Hardee County inmate search here.

Hardee County Inmate Search
Hardee County Inmate Search

Sheriff’s Office

The Hardee County Sheriff’s office is committed to public safety through reduction of crime and creating a positive relationship with the community and residents. Their mission is to serve the community with professionalism, honor, and dignity to enhance their quality of life.

Sheriff’s Office Address

900 Summit St. E
Wauchula, FL 33873

About the County / Hardee County Inmate Search

Hardee County was established in 1921 and named after Cary A. Hardee, Florida’s 23rd governor. The main focus of the county is agriculture. They are the third highest milk producing county in the state and the fifth highest for commercial citrus production. It is popular for being home to Peace River which is great for canoeing, kayaking, and alligator sightings. A jail is also located in the county. To conduct a Hardee County inmate search, click here.

Demographics / Hardee County Inmate Search

The 2020 census reports 25,327 people in the county, 7,991 households, and 5,838 families. This is broken down into racial categories 46.88% White, 41.87% Hispanic, 8.33% Black, 0.65% Asian, 0.22% Native American, and 0.15% other races. Some of the county’s population resides at the local detention center. To search for an inmate, click here.

The most recent census data available for household information is 2000. The median income was $30,183. However, about 17% of families were below the poverty line and 24.6% of the total population was below as well. The age of the population was also relatively spread out with 27.6% of people under 18 years old, 11% from 18-24, 28.3% from 25-44, 19.2% 45-64, and 13.9% 65+. The median age is 33 years old.



  • Bowling Green
  • Wauchula


  • Zolfo Springs


  • Fort Green
  • Fort Green Springs
  • Gardner
  • Lemon Grove
  • Limestone
  • Ona

Unincorporated Communities:

  • Crewsville
  • Lake Dale
  • Oak Grove
  • Popash
  • Sweetwater Ranch
  • Village of Charlie Creek