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Houston County, AL Jail and Prison System

Address: 901 East Main Street, Dothan, AL 36301
Phone: 334-712-0762
Fax: 334-671-9479

Houston County Jail is a Medium Security security level County Jail located in the city of Dothan, Alabama. The County Jail was opened in 2002 The facility has a capacity of 188 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

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

Visit Alabama inmate search page for statewide information.

  • 188 Capacity
  • Dothan, Alabama Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Houston County Jail?

Locating an Inmate in Houston County Jail

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Houston 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 Houston County Jail Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Houston County Jail inmate contact the facility directly via 334-712-0762 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Houston County Jail County Jail has visiting hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the County Jail directly.

Visiting a Houston 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
Mon7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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 Houston 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 334-712-0762. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.