Detention Facility

The Hendry County Jail is a secure correctional facility which holds both male and female pre-trial and sentenced inmates.  The jail receives the majority of its bookings from the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, Clewiston Police Department, and Florida Highway Patrol. 

During 2021 there were approximately 1,665 inmates booked into the Hendry county jail.  The jail’s average daily population is approximately 239 inmates.