Jails & Prisons in Opelika, Alabama

There are 3 Jails & Prisons in Opelika, Alabama, serving a population of 29,372 people in an area of 60 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 9,790 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 19 square miles.

In Alabama, Opelika is ranked 79th of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 85th of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Opelika Jails & Prisons

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


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 Jails & Prisons

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