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Gallia County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Gallia County can be found in southeastern Ohio. The county seat is Gallipolis. Formed in 1803, the county was named after the ancient name of France which was Gaul.  The zip codes in Gallia County are 45614, 45658, 45620, 45623, 45674, 45631, 45643, and 45686.

The current sheriff of Gallia County is Matt Champlin. You can reach him at . The Clerk of Courts is Noreen M. Saunders. You can reach her at . As the Clerk of Courts, Noreen is responsible for the safekeeping of all court records.

Gallia County Sheriff’s Office

18 Locust Street

Gallipolis, OH



Inmate Search in Gallia County Jail

Gallia County Jail maintains an

of all the inmates currently incarcerated in their facility. If you want to locate an inmate at this jail, you can search the database using the first or last name of an inmate. Once you locate the inmate, you can click on the link to view the information. The inmate’s information includes the arrest date, biographical data, arresting agency, charges filed, and the booking photo.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Gallia County Jail are allowed one visit per week. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian.

The visitation schedule is as follows:


           LAST NAME BEGINNING WITH A-F         THURSDAY     09:00 – 12:00

           LAST NAME BEGINNING WITH G-N         SATURDAY    09:00 – 12:00

           LAST NAME BEGINNING WITH 0-Z          SUNDAY         12:30 – 15:30


           THURSDAY EVENING ONLY                                                18:00 – 21:00

Inmates at the Gallia County Jail can receive correspondence via the US Postal Service. All incoming mail is open and checked for the presence of contraband before it is delivered to the inmate. Any paper and envelopes sent to an inmate are destroyed. If you wish to send a letter, you can address it as follows:

[Inmate’s Name]

c/o Gallia County Jail

18 Locust Street

Gallipolis, OH 45631

Each inmate is provided with an account that can be used to receive money while he or she is incarcerated. Money can be accepted in the form of cash. It can be dropped off at the clerk’s window inside the courthouse Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. After hours and during weekends, the money can be dropped off at the jail window. Money can also be sent by mail via the US Postal Service in the form of certified checks and money orders. The money received – cash, certified check, or money order – will be credited to the inmate’s account. Personal checks will not be accepted.

Working at the Gallia County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

In some counties in Ohio, a deputy sheriff earns an hourly salary of $18.41.

To become a deputy sheriff in Gallia County, you must meet meet these minimum requirements:

  • be at least 21 years old
  • have a high school diploma or GED
  • possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License
  • be a US citizen
  • possess a peace officer certificate from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy
  • have completed a firearms qualification program and maintain qualification under ORC 109.81.

The application process typically includes an extensive background check, a written exam, an oral interview, a physical fitness test, a drug test, and a psychological exam.

If you wish to apply for this position with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, you can learn more about the job .

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders are required to enter their name and other vital information in the sex offender database of the state they reside in. Sex offenders are individuals who have committed a sex crime or attempted to commit one. While the definition and laws governing sex crimes differ, this type of illegal act is often defined as subjecting another person to a sexual behavior or sexually motivated action without his or her consent or by force, coercion, or manipulation. Generally accepted examples of sex crimes are rape, sexual assault, and child pornography. The federal government collects sex offender data nationwide in a separate system called the National Sex Offender Registry. Both the state and national sex offender databases are open to the public.

Anyone who wishes to search for sex offenders in Gallia County can visit

Before accessing the information, individuals are required to read and acknowledge the disclaimer. Keep in mind that information in the database is not always 100% accurate. There may be results that will only show previous addresses of sex offenders. Some results may also be incomplete such as only stating the block or neighborhood where the offender resides.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is a form of collateral set by the court before it will allow the temporary release of an inmate awaiting trial. It can be paid using money or property. If the defendant is unable to come up with the bail amount, he or she can hire a bondsman to arrange the paperwork and post the entire bail. In return, the bondsman will charge a non-refundable fee that is typically 10% of the amount set by the court. Should the defendant fail to appear for his day in court, the money or property used as collateral will be forfeited.

Gallia County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 28
Avg Daily Population 40
Name of new facility not applicable
Full time payroll 8
Full time total employees 8
Total salaries and wages 499075
Other operating expenditures 99233
Total construction costs not applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc not applicable
Year of original construction 1963
Year of major renovation not applicable
Name of new facility not applicable


Gallia County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016 12,173
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016 11,361
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016 812
Unemployment Rate, 2016 6.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015 38,738
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Gallia County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014 6,349
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015 21.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)
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