Nick Manns — Sheriff

Mission Statement

With courage, honor, and integrity we protect the rights and dignity of all citizens. In partnership with our communities, we strive to preserve the peace and provide for a safe environment for all.

With steadfastness and purpose of mind, we accept the responsibility of overcoming adversity to remain effective, efficient, and responsive to the needs of our communities.

With distinction and pride, we protect the rights of all citizens equally.

We are responsible for our conduct, both professionally and personally. We are honest, fair, and strong of character. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of ethical conduct and endeavor to be role models for others.

Jersey County is located in the northern part of Illinois. Jersey County was organized in 1839 and has a population of over 21941 people.

Jerseyville serves as the county seat. The zip codes in Jersey County are: 62012-62063; its total area is 369 square miles.

The highest ranking law enforcement officer in Jersey County is Nick Manns. You can reach him via phone 618-498-6881.

Jersey County Jail – 114 Washington St., Jerseyville, IL, 62052

Jersey County Jail offender locator: Court Type, Arrests, Who’s in jail, Court Record, Mugshots, Bond, Inmate List, Age, Booking Date, Release Date, Custody, Bookings.

The Jersey County Jail facility is located in Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois. The facility is considered a regional medium security jail with a capacity of around 58 inmates. The Jersey County Jail houses all manner of felons, from juveniles to adults. The monthly average of total bookings in Jersey County Jail is 356. The facility is supervised by 73 staff members.

There are several opportunities offered for inmates at the Jersey County Jail, including GED, computer education, financial and anger management. The facility also offers inmates substance abuse treatment.

Inmate Roster & Census Search

The Jersey County Jail offers an online search database for friends and loved ones to search for their missing person. You can check here armed with their names and ID. The inmate roster and census are updated daily, Monday through Friday.

You can also call the Jersey County Sherriff’s office at 618-498-6881.

Visiting Hours:

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

Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Sending Money to an Inmate:

Inmates have a commissary account, which helps them purchase several things in the facility canteen. Friends and loved ones are allowed to send money to the Jersey County Jail for use by the inmate through the JPay website. Create an account with the JPay and use it to deposit money to the inmates’ commissary.


~ Open 24 Hours ~

114 N. Washington St.
Jerseyville, IL 62052

Phone: 618-498-6881

FAX: 618-498-1911

EMAIL: [email protected]

SHERIFF: Nick Manns

Mark Marshall – Chief Deputy

Cindy Wagner – Executive Assistant