Jails & Prisons in Atlanta, Georgia

There are 12 Jails & Prisons in Atlanta, Georgia, serving a population of 465,230 people in an area of 134 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 38,769 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 11 square miles.

In Georgia, Atlanta is ranked 192nd of 752 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 176th of 752 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Atlanta Jails & Prisons

Find Atlanta, Georgia jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.

Atlanta City Detention Center 254 Peachtree Street Southwest Atlanta, GA

Atlanta City Jail 254 Peachtree St Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Transitional Center 332 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Youth Development Campus 5651 Stonewall Tell Road Atlanta, GA

Fulton County Jail 901 Rice Street Northwest Atlanta, GA

Fulton Metro Regional Youth Detention 1300 Constitution Road Southeast Atlanta, GA

Georgia State Prison 1301 Constitution Road Southeast Atlanta, GA

Grady Detention Center 80 Jesse Hill Junior Drive Southeast Atlanta, GA

Helms Facility 1275 Constitution Road Southeast Atlanta, GA

Metro Regional Youth Detention Center 1300 Constitution Road Southeast Atlanta, GA

Metro Transitional Center 1303 Constitution Road Southeast Atlanta, GA

Usp Atlanta 601 McDonough Boulevard Southeast Atlanta, GA

About Jails & Prisons

A Atlanta Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Atlanta, GA where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Atlanta Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Atlanta 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 Atlanta inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Atlanta background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates