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Search for Inmates on the Jail Roster in Etowah County AL. Results: Arrest Records, Mugshot, Charges, Bookings, Offense Dates, Offense Description, Related Incidents, Bail Amount, Warrants, Arrest Location, Incarceration Date, Scheduled Release, Jail Housing Location, Court.

Etowah County Detention Center

827 Forest Avenue

Gadsden, AL  35901

(256) 546-2825

 County History:   

With its seat in Gadsden (Cherokee word meaning” edible tree”), Etowah county was established in 1866 as Baine county, named for General David W. Baine.  In 1868, the Etowah name, also borrowed from the Cherokee was made formal, although, by that time most of the Cherokee had been banished from the area.  

County Population:  103,931

Area Code(s):  205, 256

Jail Website:  


County Sheriff:  Todd Entrekin, tentrekin@etowahcounty.org, 256-546-2825

Deputy Sheriff:  Chief Deputy of Enforcement Michael Barton, mbarton@etowahcounty.org, 256-546-2825

Chief of Police:  Refer to Sheriff Entrekin

Police Department:  Refer to Sheriff Entrekin

County Clerk:  Unknown

Inmate Search Instructions:  


Visiting Hours:  Sunday through Wednesday only 9am through 5pm.  All visits are by appointment only and it is the burden of the inmate to schedule the visit and inform friends and family.  Visitors are allowed to see one inmate per day.  

Sending mail to Inmates:  US Mail only should be addressed to:

Etowah County Detention Center

C/O Inmate/Detainee Name

827 Forest Avenue

Gadsden, AL  35901

Sending funds to inmates:  Three methods

  • Visit the jail fund kiosks at the Sheriff’s office (near dispatch or inside jail visitation)
  • Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
  • Deposit money via


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    Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  Three ways to post bond

    • Cash for the full amount
    • Property bond with two signers
    • Surety bond through a bonding agent
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    Etowah County Jail Address: 827 Forrest Ave, Gadsden, AL 35901

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