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The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the orderly operation and management of the jail, transportation of prisoners, providing courthouse and courtroom security for local District and Circuit Courts, and serving all civil process and mental hygiene warrants in Nelson County. The Sheriff and his deputies also have the statutory authority to enforce the laws and ordinances of Nelson County and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Tip Line: 877-570-TIPS (8477)

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Contact Us
Physical Address
84 Court House Square
Lovingston, VA 22949
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 36
Lovingston, VA 22949
David Hill | Sheriff
fax: 434-263-7056