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West Jefferson, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

West Jefferson is a town located in Ashe County. Based on the 2016 census, approximately 1,305 people live in this area. The current mayor is Dale Baldwin. The Town Manager is Brantley Price.

Town Hall:
1 S Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694
Phone: 336-246-3551

West Jefferson Town Hall

Town Manager’s Office:

In 2016, the crime index of West Jefferson was 395.7 which was much higher compared to the US average (280.2). During this year, there were no reported murders, robberies, and arson cases. However, there were 4 reported assaults, 1 reported rape, 2 reported burglaries, 80 reported thefts, and 3 reported auto thefts. As of March 2019, 10 registered sex offenders are residing in West Jefferson. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 150 to 1.

West Jefferson, North Carolina Police Station Information

The town of West Jefferson had a total of 82 reported incidents which gave it a total crime rate of 6,284 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. The North Carolina average is much lower at 2,909 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. The US average is also lower at 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Theft was the most frequently reported crime that year.

The West Jefferson Police Department is headed by Interim Chief of Police Bradley Jordan. The officers of the WJPD are responsible for providing patrol coverage to all areas within the town as well as responding to all calls for service. They are also responsible for conducting investigations on all reported incidents and enforcing traffic rules.

West Jefferson Police Department:
01 South Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694
Phone: (336) 246-9410

Chief of Police:

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The Ashe County Jail is the facility that holds all the pretrial inmates of the West Jefferson Police Department. Inmates at this jail can visit with family and friends. You can learn the visitation schedule of the inmates by calling the jail at 336.846.5600.

Ashe County Jail:
140 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640
Phone: 336.846.5600

Open Records Request in West Jefferson, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is the official custodian of all public records. All requests to inspect or obtain copies of public records are handled by this office. The current Town Clerk is Rebecca Eldreth. You can get in touch with her via email at

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