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Etowah County, AL Jail and Prison System

Address: 827 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901
Phone: 256-549-5410
Fax: 256-549-5332

Etowah County Jail is a Medium Security security level County Jail located in the city of Gadsden, Alabama. The County Jail was opened in 1994 The facility has a capacity of 950 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Gadsden, Alabama judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 950 Capacity
  • Gadsden, Alabama Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Etowah County Jail?

Locating an Inmate in Etowah County Jail

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Etowah County Jail is to contact the County Jail for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Etowah County Jail Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Etowah County Jail inmate contact the facility directly via 256-549-5410 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Etowah County Jail County Jail has visiting hours on Wednesdays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the County Jail directly.

Visiting a Etowah County Jail inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours
Wed9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Sun9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Etowah County Jail.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the County Jail administration at 256-549-5410. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at

How To Send Money to an Inmate?

All money orders should be sent directly to Consolidated Banking at the address below:

To deposit money into a person’s phone or commissary account, visit the Jail Funds kiosk at the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office. The kiosk is located near dispatch at the front door. An additional kiosk station is located inside jail visitation