Fountain County Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Fountain County Jail

In Covington, Indiana is where the Fountain County Jail can be found. The law agencies in and around the Fountain County work closely with this facility. A majority of the inmates that are held in this facility reside in Fountain County.

The Fountain County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Fountain County Jail. All of the inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2-year sentence.

While being economical, the goal of the Fountain County Jail is to supply the inmates with all the resources they need.

The way jail is operated it surpasses national and state standards.

Fountain County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Fountain County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 216 Union Street, Covington, IN, 47932
Phone: 765-793-3545
Facility Type: Adult
City: Covington
Postal Code: 47932
State: Indiana
County: Fountain County
Official Website:

Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Fountain County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. For safety reasons all letters sent to the jail are examined be the jail employees. The letters will get passed out to the inmates after the jail employees check them.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to sent when sending things to the prison along with your letters. You are not allowed to send the items listed below:

•    Gang-related Material
•    Plastic
•    Metal
•    Polaroids
•    Ribbons
•    String
•    Glitter
•    Confetti
•    Perfume
•    Envelopes
•    Pencils
•    Pens
•    Writing Paper
•    Stamps
•    Music Cards
•    Lipstick/Lipgloss/Chapstick
•    No photographs larger than 5x7”

Inmates in the Fountain County Jail are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines sent to them. All books, newspaper and magazines will need to be sent straight from the publisher or the bookstore to the jail. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. All used and hardcover books that are sent will get sent back to the sender. 

The inmate's mailing address in the Fountain County Jail is: 

(Inmate's Name)
Fountain County Jail
216 Union Street, Covington, IN, 47932

Sending Money

The Fountain County Jail inmates will need money to make purchases from the commissary. You are allowed to send a cashier’s check or a money order to the Fountain County Jail if you would like to fund an inmate's account. Be sure to make these items payable to the inmate that you are funding their account.

These money orders and cashier’s checks can be dropped off at the jail or mailed to the jail at the address listed below:

Fountain County Jail
216 Union Street, Covington, IN, 47932

Make sure to include a return address on the envelope when sending money orders or checks by mail. Be sure to allow several days for the funds to be available in the inmate's account. 

Money can also be deposited by logging on to  Using your debit or credit card, JPay site allows the inmate's friends and family members to deposit funds online. Instead of sending a money order or a cashier’s check which takes much longer, funding an inmate's account is much quicker.

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Phone calls

The Fountain County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. The inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will get terminated as soon as the 15-minutes is over.  

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. If an inmate is caught using any of these features the call will get disconnected and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate. 

The Fountain County Jail inmates are allowed to only make collect phone calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from an inmate from a landline phone. However, you will not be able to receive any collect calls from a mobile phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for and all fees associated with the collect calls. The Fountain County Jail is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.  


The Fountain County Jail inmates do not have a way to get onto the internet. The inmates do not have a way to keep in touch with friends and family using any electronic messaging systems.  You will need to send them a written letter to the address listed above if you would like to keep in touch with an inmate in the Fountain County Jail

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

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Visitations are allowed during the visitation hours listed above. The Fountain County Jail will need to be contacted to make an appointment.


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