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Operation hours for the Gun Permits Office

Mondays – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesdays – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Closed on County Approved Holidays-  December 23, 26 and January 2, 2023

 To all Gaston County Residents Concerning Eligible Fingerprinting:  

> Gaston County residents in the Medical Field
> Gaston County residents Concealed Weapons Permits
> State Board/County Licensing Permits for Gaston County Residents
> Any First Responders being a resident of Gaston County

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******SCAM ALERT—— SCAM ALERT—— SCAM ALERT*******
We DO NOT call persons by phone and tell them to pay us money using prepaid cards so the Sheriff’s Office can dismiss any warrants due to you not showing up for jury duty or any other circumstances.  Regardless of what you are being told by phone, we do not conduct business that way.  BEWARE of any phone calls asking for money over the phone.  Our main telephone number is  704-862-6681.  When in doubt, give us a call.

*The month of October, 10- Law Enforcement Officials and 1- K9 were killed or died in the line of duty for the United States of America.  

 The 2022 year total of Law Enforcement Officials killed or died in the line of duty is 195.


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Inmate Search

With respect to documents, photographs, and other data available from this server, neither Gaston County nor any agency thereof, including the Office of the Sheriff of Gaston County,

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Inmate Phone System

The Gaston County Jail’s inmate phone system is hosted by ICSolutions. When an inmate calls you from our facility you will hear a voice prompt letting you know that an inmate from the Gaston County Jail is trying to call.

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How to visit the Gaston County Jail

General Population (Main Jail and Annex)
Onsite Visitation Hours
Monday – Thursday
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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