Ft. Payne Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: August 25, 2021
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256-845-1414
200 Gault Avenue South, Fort Payne, AL, 35967

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The Ft. Payne Jail was founded in 1859. It was first situated on West Side’s Scranton Road. It then transferred over to 200 Gault Avenue South, Fort Payne, AL, 35967 back in 1904.

Since the 19th century, the Fort Payne Division of Police was the law agency that his responsible for supporting the Ft. Payne Jail. It was not until September of 2007, when both the Fort Payne Division of Police and the Ft. Payne Jail came together and ultimately created the Division of Corrections.

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Ft. Payne Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Ft. Payne Jail
Jail Type City Jail
Location 200 Gault Avenue South, Fort Payne, AL, 35967
Contact Numbers 256-845-1414
City Fort Payne
Postal Code 35967
State Alabama
County DeKalb County
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The Ft. Payne Jail is only a temporary, short-term facility for inmates. If you know or believe someone you know is currently being housed in the Ft. Payne Jail, you will need to contact the facility directly. It is best that you know the inmate's full name along with their date of birth.

Sending a Mail

The Ft. Payne Jail will allow inmates to receive letters from their loved ones back home. These letters will be monitored and examined by a staff member employed by the Ft. Payne Jail.

The Ft. Payne Jail has the right to refuse, dispose of, or return any letter that does not follow their strict guidelines.

Ensure you do not use any of the following:

  • Usage of Crayons

  • Drawings

  • Usage of Colored Pencils

  • Staples

  • Do Not Send Stamps, Paper, or Envelopes

  • Glitter

  • Glue

  • Sticks

Keep all letters PG-friendly as they will have a better chance of being accepted and given to the inmate.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Ft. Payne Jail will not really need money since at most they will be in the facility a month or two. But if they request you to send them funds, you can go down to the Ft. Payne Jail with a money order.

Phone Calls

All outgoing phone calls from the Ft. Payne Jail will be strictly collect calls. Collect calls will be the receiver's responsibility to pay for them. You will only get the collect call, if you have a landline phone and not a cell phone.

All calls from the Ft. Payne Jail are limited to 15-minutes.

Visiting Rules

If you would like to visit an inmate here at the Ft. Payne Jail, you will need to contact the facility. The facility has not put up their visitation hours, if any.

The best thing you can possibly do, since the Ft. Payne Jail is temporary and very, very short-term holding pen for many of these inmates is to contact the facility and see if the inmate is currently in jail or out in the courthouse and if you can visit them.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Directions

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