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The Meigs County Jail was first built in 1963. Over the years there has been 3 additions to the jail which makes it currently a 60 bed facility. On average, the Meigs County Jail houses 50 inmates, which includes both local and state inmates. The Jail consists of 4 cell blocks, 3 for men and 1 for women.

There are currently 11 certified corrections officers employed by the Meigs County Sheriff’s Department. There is also 1 full time nurse and 1 full doctor on call.

The Meigs County Jail offers programs such as GED classes and church on a weekly basis.