Lincoln Correctional Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 28, 2022
1098 1350th Street PO Box 549, Lincoln, IL, 62656

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The Illinois State Prison is a maximum security facility for males in Lincoln, Illinois, housing up to 550 inmates. Until 980, the Illinois State Prison was the site for those on death row and currently holds some of the most dangerous criminals in the state of Illinois. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was held at this prison back in 960. 

Inmates can learn many vocational and trade skills that can prepare them for success after incarceration. Illinois State Prison also provides counseling and Bible studies for those that wish to attend.      

How to Find an Inmate

There are databases online to help you find an inmate, and is available to anyone. You just need some basic information and what state they are being held in. VINELink is another great method for tracking down an inmate if they were transported to another facility. 

Visiting Information

Visitation hours are on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 9am to 3pm. No personal belongings will be allowed on you during your visit.  

Communication Options

Inmates can send emails

Inmates can send messages to friends and family. Inmates that are in the Lincoln Correctional Center can have access to messaging if they have enough money in their trust accounts. Messaging an inmate is one of the cheapest ways to get in touch with an inmate. 

Let the inmate call you 

Inmates are able to make prepaid calls or collect calls at this facility.  Prison calls can be placed during non-work hours from Monday through Friday, and typically last 5 minutes, or a 30 minute maximum. At no time can an inmate receive an incoming call. If there is an emergency such as a death in the family, contact the prison chaplain, where they can pass that information on to the inmate. 

Write letters to the inmate

You are able to send mail to inmates at the prison, just remember that all mail will be inspected to avoid any contraband from entering the facilities. You are able to mail up to 5 pictures no larger than 4×6, while no nudity is tolerated. 


Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Lincoln Correctional Center
1098 1350th Street PO Box 549, Lincoln, IL, 62656

Lincoln Correctional Center Prison Information

Inmate Records Search

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Jail Name Lincoln Correctional Center
Jail Type State Prison
Authority: Illinois Department of Corrections
State Illinois
County Logan County
Web Page website
Address 1098 1350th Street PO Box 549, Lincoln, IL, 62656
City Lincoln
Zip 62656
Phone 217-735-5411


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