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Mason County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Mason County Jail was originally constructed in 1954. It currently has a capacity of 104 beds and has a staff of 17 corrections officials. The jail operates its own kitchen with 3 kitchen staff who provide inmates with daily meals. Church services and rehabilitative services are offered to inmates while incarcerated. Jail services operate 24 hours, 7 days a week. Mugshots are not available for arrested offenders.

Mason County Jail Address
302 N Delia St
Ludington, MI 49431

(231) 843-3475

How to Send Mail or Package

Mail sent to inmates must be in the form of a white postcard no larger than 5×7. Mail must be sent via USPS otherwise it will not be accepted. The items allowed to be received by inmates include money order, postcards, magazines, and soft covered books. Only individuals on an inmate’s approved visitor’s list may deposit money onto an inmate’s commissary account. Deposits must be made during visiting hours or sent via USPS.

Jail Mailing Address
Name of Inmate
306 North Delia St.
Ludington MI 49431

Visitation Hours

Visitation is only allowed on Saturdays and Sundays. Visits take place from 8 am to 11 am and 1 pm to 4:30 pm. Female inmates receive visitors on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 11 am. Male inmates with last names starting with the letters A-G receive visitors from 1 pm to 4:30 pm on Saturday. Male inmates with last names starting with the letters H-Z receive visitors on Sundays from 8:#0 am to 11 am and 1 pm to 4:30 pm. Visitors must be on the inmate’s visiting list and should be approved prior to the visit taking place. Video visits are also available and can be set up on

Additional Jail Information

Inmates are billed $35 per day during their stay at the Mason County Jail. If payment is made within 30 days of release, the inmate will receive a discount in the amount owed. However, if payment is not made within 30 days, the debt will be referred to a collections agency. Substance abuse counseling, mental health services, and health services are available to inmates. If medical treatment is necessary, the county can seek reimbursement.

Jail Administrator
Chief Deputy Kenny VanSickle
(231)843-3475 X 132

Mason County Sheriff Information

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office operates and maintains its own county jail. The Administrative Office is open 8 am to 4 pm Mondays through Fridays.

Kim C. Cole




Derrek Wilson

Chief Deputy
Oscar Davila

Mason County Sheriff’s Office
302 N. Delia St.
Ludington, MI 49431

Mason County is located in the Western region of Michigan. Both the county seat and the largest city are Ludington. The total area of Mason County is 1,242 square miles. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, there were 28,274 people living in Mason County and 11,406 households.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Mason County violent crime is 16.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Mason County property crime is 35.8. (The US average is 35.4)

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Mason County Public Records Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) allows all persons access to public records of public agencies; this includes information on the affairs of the government and government officials. To obtain an FOIA request form, one must contact the Mason County Sheriff’s Office by phone or email, or one can be obtained in-person at the Sheriff’s Office. FOIA forms require the individual to input their name, address, and contact information as well as details about the event in question.

(231) 843-3475

Records Office
302 N Delia St
Ludington, MI 49431

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