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Walker County, AL Jail and Prison System

Address: 1697 Fm 980, Huntsville, TX 77343
Phone: 936-295-5756 **010

O.B. Ellis Unit is a G1-G5, Administrative Segregation, Outside Trusty 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 1965 The facility has a capacity of 0 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.

Visit Alabama inmate search page for statewide information.

  • 604 Employees
  • 0 Capacity
  • Huntsville, TX Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in O.B. Ellis Unit?

Locating an Inmate in O.B. Ellis Unit

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in O.B. Ellis 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 O.B. Ellis Unit Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a O.B. Ellis Unit inmate contact the facility directly via 936-295-5756 **010 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 O.B. Ellis 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 O.B. Ellis 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 936-295-5756 **010.

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 O.B. Ellis 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 Ellis Unit 1697 FM 980 Huntsville, TX 77343