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Etowah County Overview

Etowah County can be found in the northern region of Alabama. Its name comes from a Cherokee word which means “edible tree”. The county seat and the largest city is Gadsden. It has a population of 104,430 based on the 2010 census. Its total area measures 549 square miles which makes it the smallest county in the state. The adjacent counties are DeKalb County in the north, Cherokee County in the east, Calhoun County in the southeast, St. Clair County in the southwest, Blount County in the west, and Marshall County in the northwest.

Etowah County Sheriff Information

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office provides law enforcement services to the citizens of the county. It is comprised of several divisions including Patrol Operations, Criminal Investigations, Corrections, Warrant, Civil Paper, and Special Operations. The head of the ECSO is Sheriff Jonathon W. Horton. One of his primary duties is to act as an officer of the courts, serve court papers and documents, and maintain the county jail. The Chief Deputy is Mitchell Hill who serves as the Sheriff’s second-in-command. The direct line of the Chief Deputy is 256-546-2825. The direct email is The Chief of Administration is Mike Powell. The direct contact information of Chief Powell is 256-549-8107 and Chief Darron Walker heads the Investigations Division. The direct line for Chief Walker is 256-546-2825. The direct email for Chief Walker is

Etowah County Sheriff’s Office Address:
827 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Etowah County Sheriff’s Office Phone:

2018 Violent Crime Rate Etowah: 544
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Etowah County Jail Information

The Etowah County Detention Center is a minimum to medium security facility that is comprised of 10 housing units. Individuals housed in this facility are those awaiting trial or have been sentenced to serve time in the county jail. The facility can hold up to 950 inmates.

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The Etowah County Detention Center maintains an online database of all individuals who have been booked and currently detained in the facility. Each inmate’s profile includes his/her complete name, booking photo, status, booking number, booking date, age, charges, and bond amount.

Inmates at the Etowah County Detention Center are allowed to visit with family and friends. All visits are held on Sunday through Wednesday, from 9am to 5pm. Visits must be scheduled ahead of time by the inmate/detainee. All visits are conducted via video. Visitors can only see one inmate per day. Inmates are allowed 1 visit per day and a maximum of 2 visits per week.

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Detention Deputy. All candidates must be a US citizen and a resident of Alabama. They must also be at least 19 years old, possess a valid high school diploma (or equivalent), and have a valid Alabama Driver’s License. All applicants must be of good health and physically fit. They will be required to pass a thorough drug screening, medical examination, psychological test, and a polygraph exam.

Etowah County Jail Address: 827 Forrest Ave, Gadsden, AL 35901