Rolla, MO Phelps County Jail View

Phelps County Jail is a historic jail located on Park Street between Second and Third Streets, Rolla, Missouri, was built in 1860 for $3,000. The jail was operated by Phelps County from 1860 to 1912. Union forces, which took over the town in 1861, used the jail for both military and civilian prisoners during the American Civil War. The building's contractor, John A. Schnable, built the structure from solid dolomite blocks, measuring 22 by 22 inches (560 mm × 560 mm), which were quarried nearby. The lower floor contains two windowless 6-by-13-foot (1.8 m × 4.0 m) stone cells for solitary confinement. The upper floor contains a single room with cages made from iron bars to hold multiple prisoners. The upper floor also includes a wood-burning stove used for heating. Dr. E.A. Stricker presented the jail to the Phelps County Historical Society in 1943.[2].

Phelps County Jail Contact Details

Address: 500 W 2nd St., Phelps, MO
City: Rolla
Zip: 65401
Phone 1: 573-426-3860
Type: County Jail

Mailing to Phelps County Jail Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Wednesday E POD: 8:30AM - 10:30AM
F POD: 12:30PM - 2:15PM
Friday G POD & MALE HOLDING: 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Saturday D POD: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
C POD: 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
B POD: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

How to Send Money to Phelps County Jail

Family and friends can send money to inmates at Phelps County Jail through approved methods to help them purchase essential items from the commissary.