Jails & Prisons in Columbus, Georgia

There are 7 Jails & Prisons in Columbus, Georgia, serving a population of 198,647 people in an area of 217 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 28,378 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 30 square miles.

In Georgia, Columbus is ranked 187th of 752 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 194th of 752 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Columbus Jails & Prisons

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

Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center 7700 Chattsworth Road Columbus, GA

Chattahoochee Valley Jail 1007 7th Avenue Columbus, GA

Columbus Transitional Center 3900 Schatulga Road Columbus, GA

Muscogee County Jail 700 East 10th Street Columbus, GA

Muscogee County Prison 7175 Sacerdote Lane Columbus, GA

Muscogee Youth Development Campus 7700 Chattsworth Road Columbus, GA

Rutledge State Prison 7175 Manor Road Columbus, GA

About Jails & Prisons

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