Jails & Prisons in Lee County, Alabama

There are 4 Jails & Prisons in Lee County, Alabama, serving a population of 156,597 people in an area of 608 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 39,149 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 151 square miles.

In Alabama, Lee County is ranked 57th of 67 counties in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 11th of 67 counties in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Lee County Jails & Prisons

Find Lee County, Alabama jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.

Auburn Jail 141 North Ross Street Auburn, AL

Lee County Detention Center 1900 Frederick Road Opelika, AL

Lee County Detention Facility PO Box 2407 Opelika, AL

Lee County Youth Development Center 1101 Spring Drive Opelika, AL

About Lee County Jails & Prisons

A Lee County Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Lee County, AL where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Lee County Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Lee County Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Lee County inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Lee County background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates

Lee County Jail and Prison Statistics

Find Lee County Jail Admissions By Race, Pretrial Jail Population, Jail Held Inmates, Prison Admissions, and Prison Population By Race. Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics; National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) Program, Prisoners In 2015.

Lee County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions7,460
Total Jail Population397
Female Jail Population51
Male Jail Population328
Lee County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population1
Black Jail Population191
Latino Jail Population7
Native Jail Population1
White Jail Population180
Lee County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population303
Female Pretrial Jail Population22
Male Pretrial Jail Population142
Lee County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison15
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison1
Jail Population Held for State Jail34
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail-
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies18
Jail Population Held for ICE-
Lee County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions245
Female Prison Admissions29
Male Prison Admissions216
Asian Prison Admissions-
Black Prison Admissions124
Latino Prison Admissions-
Native Prison Admissions-
White Prison Admissions113
Other Prison Admissions8
Lee County Prison Population
Total Prison Population646
Female Prison Population36
Male Prison Population610
Lee County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population-
Black Prison Population399
Latino Prison Population-
Native Prison Population-
White Prison Population236
Other Prison Population11