Shelby County Jail Information

205-669-4181, 205-669-3938
380 McDow RoadPO Box 1240, Columbiana, AL, 35051

Shelby County Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of Columbiana, Shelby County, AL. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Alabama state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Alabama Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Shelby County Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Shelby County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Shelby County Jail
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:380 McDow RoadPO Box 1240, Columbiana, AL, 35051
Contact Numbers:205-669-4181, 205-669-3938
Postal Code:35051
State :Alabama
County:Shelby County
Jail Webpage://

Shelby County Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Shelby County Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Alabama statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
380 McDow RoadPO Box 1240, Columbiana, AL, 35051

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 205-669-4181, 205-669-3938.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Shelby County Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 8 nearby jails/prisons

Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility

102 Industrial ParkwayPO Box 1970, Columbiana, AL, 35051 205-669-1187

Shelby County Jail

380 McDow RoadPO Box 1240, Columbiana, AL, 35051 205-669-4181, 205-669-3938

Cullman County Detention Center

1900 Beech Avenue SE, Cullman, AL, 35055 256-735-2400

Shelby County Juvenile Detention

381 McDow RoadPO Box 736, Columbiana, AL, 35051 205-669-3990

Cullman County Juvenile Detention Center

1900 Beech Avenue SE, Cullman, AL, 35055 256-735-2400

Cleveland Jail

62732 US Highway 231, Cleveland, AL, 35049-3669 205-274-9640

Columbiana Jail

107 Mildred Street, Columbiana, AL, 35051 205-669-5800

Cullman Jail

209 3rd Avenue NortheastP.O. Box 278, Cullman, AL, 35056-0278 256-734-1434

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