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Walker County, AL Jail and Prison System

Address: 21 Fm 247, Huntsville, TX 77320
Phone: 936-295-5768 **008

James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit is a G1, G2, Transient security level State Prison located in the city of Huntsville, Alabama. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under Alabama state and federal laws. The State Prison was opened in 1964 The facility has a capacity of 1,365 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Huntsville, TX judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 282 Employees
  • 1,365 Capacity
  • Huntsville, TX Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit?

Locating an Inmate in James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit is to contact the State Prison 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 James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit inmate contact the facility directly via 936-295-5768 **008 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the State Prison directly.

Visiting a James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit 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

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 James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the State Prison administration at 936-295-5768 **008.

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

For sending a mail or a care package to an James "Jay" H. Byrd Unit State Prison inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Inmate Name, ID Number Byrd Unit 21 FM 247 Huntsville, TX 77320