The Highlands County Jail is a minimum-security, adult-only prison. The inmates housed at the facility can be pre-trial, pre-sentencing, male, female, or juveniles who were adjudicated as adults. Since the newest addition to the building in 2004, the jail has an inmate capacity of 512. They commit to operating with professionalism, respect, and efficiency to provide basic care and custodial services to the inmates. To conduct a Highlands County inmate search, click here.
338 South Orange Street
Sebring, FL 33870
Highlands County Inmate Search
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Jail Visitation Hours / Highlands County Inmate Search
Inmates at the jail can have two 1 hour on-site visits and four 10-25 minute internet visits from friends and family per week. Visitation hours are from 7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday, but due to COVID-19 the capacity of visitors is currently capped at half. You must schedule at least a day in advance. Inmates are only allowed 2 visitors at a time. However, before scheduling a visit, it is highly advisable that you first confirm the inmate’s presence at the jail by conducting a Highlands County inmate search here.
The Highlands County Sheriff’s office is committed to creating a safer county where law enforcement and citizens are in harmony. They promote the protection of life, property, and rights as well as the maintenance of peace and order. They promise to reflect the community values of the county and work in a professional and responsive manner to honor their commitment to public trust.
Sheriff’s Office Address
400 S. Eucalyptus St.
Sebring, FL 33870
About the County / Highlands County Inmate Search
Highlands County is located in central florida, approximately a 2-hour drive from Orlando. It was taken from part of DeSoto county in 1921 and is aptly named after the rolling countryside it houses. The county seat resides in Sebring. It has a land mileage of about 1,017 square miles. the county is home to the county jail. To conduct a Highlands County inmate search, click here.
Demographics / Highlands County Inmate Search
The census data from 2020 report the population of Highlands County to be 101,235 people. This population was split into 42,721 households and 27,169 families. A portion of the county’s residents reside at the local jail. To search for an inmate, click here.
The racial make-up of the population is 64.71% white, 20.69% hispanic, 9.37% black, 3.01% mixed race, 1.58% asian, 0.64% other races. The age spread in the county is 19.2% under 18, 6.30% from 18-24, 19.3% from 25-44, 22.2% from 45-64 and 33% is 65 years or older.
The median income for a household in Highlands County is $30,160. Per capita, the county income was $17,222 with about 15.2% of the population living under the poverty line.
- Avon Park
- Lake Placid
- Avon Park Lakes
- DeSoto City
- Fort Basinger
- Fort Kissimmee
- Placid Lakes
- Spring Lake
- Sun ‘n Lake of Sebring
- Sylvan Shores