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Tuscaloosa County Jail

1600 26th Avenue

Tuscaloosa, AL  35401


County History:   

Tuscaloosa is the largest city and the county seat of Tuscaloosa county, which was established in 1818.  Tuskaloosa was a chief of Mississippian culture, ancestors of Choctaw Indians and is the namesake for the county.  Once filled with cotton plantations, today, hay, corn, soybeans, wheat and snapdragons have been added to the list.  Mercredes-Benz US International, Uniroyal-Goodrich, JVC and Phifer have offices in the area.  

County Population:  200,821

Area Code(s):  205

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Ron Abernathy, (205) 752-0616

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Chief of Police:  Refer to Sheriff Abernathy

Police Department:  Refer to Sheriff Abernathy

County Clerk:  Unknown

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  

Visitation is held seven (7) days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Call between the hours of 7am – 4pm the day BEFORE you want to visit an inmate.

Sending mail to Inmates:  No information available

Sending funds to inmates

The Tuscaloosa County Jail offers a KIOSK located in the Front Lobby of the Facility for Family and Friends to deposit funds on your commissary account.  This KIOSK is able to take cash and credit cards.  For each cash transaction, there is a service fee charge.  All monies taken in by this method are immediately placed on your commissary account for your use.

Working at Tuscaloosa County:  No information available

Sex Offender Search:  

Bail and Bail Bondsmen

The different types of bonds accepted by the Tuscaloosa County Jail are as follows:

  • Cash Bonds:  A cash bond in the amount of the bond can be posted with the courts.  During weekday business hours, these bonds are acquired at the District Court or Circuit Court Clerk’s Offices, or Municipal Court Clerk’s Office in cases involving municipal violations.  After business hours, on holidays and on weekends, these bonds may be acquired at the Jail Facility or Municipal Police Department Headquarters.  Cash Bonds must be posted with the Court of Jurisdiction.


  • Bonding Company Bonds:  Professional bonding companies are available to post bonds for inmates in Tuscaloosa County.  


  • Property Bonds:  An inmate can have a friend or family member post a bond, using their real property as a surety.  Should the property being posted be outside Tuscaloosa County, the friend or family member will have to obtain an out of county bond from the Sheriff of the county in which the property is located.
  • Conditional Release Bonds:  Under certain circumstances, an inmate can post a bond by having a friend or family member sign a Conditional Release Bond.  The inmate must meet certain requirements set forth by the Conditional Release Program. An inmate may request consultation with a conditional release representative as the conditions of his/her bond change. An inmate request form should be given to the inmate for this process and returned to the inmate welfare officer.  All inmates charged with a sex crime or any crime involving domestic violence will be ineligible for this program.

Tuscaloosa County Jail Address: 1600 26th Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

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