There are two correctional facilities operated by the Nevada County Sheriff's Department. The Wayne Brown Correctional Facility is located in Nevada City, California and is rated to house a maximum of 250 inmates. The Truckee facility, located in Truckee, California is a temporary housing facility. The location and office hours of these facilities can be found on the Sheriff's Office Location and Hours page.
The sheriff's department maintains a searchable list of inmates currently in custody. Inmates housed in both facilities can be found on this list.
Check the Inmate Visitation List to find out visiting hours for the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. There are no personal visits permitted in the Truckee Facility. Please be advised that inmate visitation may be cancelled due to construction. This construction project is temporary and delays may happen without warning. You may call The Wayne Brown Correctional Facility at (530) 265-1291 in advance to check for any cancellations/delays. Thank you for your patience.