Jails & Prisons in Birmingham, Alabama

There are 10 Jails & Prisons in Birmingham, Alabama, serving a population of 212,265 people in an area of 147 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 21,226 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 14 square miles.

In Alabama, Birmingham is ranked 94th of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 74th of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Birmingham Jails & Prisons

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


Birmingham City Jail 501 6th Avenue South Birmingham, AL

Birmingham City Jail 425 6th Avenue South Birmingham, AL

Birmingham Community Based Facility / Community Work Center 1216 25th Street North Birmingham, AL

Department Of Youth Services-Vacca Campus 8950 Roebuck Boulevard Birmingham, AL

G Ross Bell Youth Detention Center 716 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North Birmingham, AL

Hoover City Jail 2020 Valleydale Road Birmingham, AL

Jefferson Birmingham County Jail 809 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North Birmingham, AL

Jefferson County Jail - Birmingham 809 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North Birmingham, AL

Jefferson County Youth Detention Center 140 2nd Court North Birmingham, AL

Tarrant City Jail 2593 Commerce Circle Birmingham, AL

About Jails & Prisons

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