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Washington County Jail

Courthouse Court

Chatom, AL  36518

(251) 847-2202

 County History:   

The county seat for Washington county is Chatom and the county was named for our country’s first president, George Washington.  The county was established in 1800 and was the first county to be formed in Alabama.  

 County Population:  16,877

Area Code(s):  251

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Richard Stringer

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Chief of Police:  Refer to Sheriff Stringer

Police Department:  Refer to Sheriff Stringer

County Clerk:  Unknown

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours

You may list two (2) names on your visitation card.

  • Visitation is offered one day a week, Wednesday 1pm to 3pm
  • You have one 5-minute visitation period each week. 
  • All visitation, with the exception of attorney visits, is non-contact. 

The people on visitation card should call the jail at 251-847-2202 to make an appointment to visit.  Appointment requests are taken Monday thru Tuesday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Appointments for visitation at the jail should be made on Monday or Tuesday the week of visitation.

Sending mail to Inmate

P.O. Box 307, Chatom, Alabama 36518

NAME of inmate should be on letter.


Sending funds to inmates:  No information available

Working at Washington County:  

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Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  For safety and security of the jail staff and inmates, no one will be released by bond between the hours of 4:30pm and 8:00am

A bond can be made one of two ways:

  • Cash Bond-Pay the total amount of the bond at the clerk’s office, inside the courthouse.  Bring a copy of the receipt to the jail.  Bond money will be returned to you after sentencing in the case. (The judge has the right to deduct court cost and fines from bond money)
  • Bail Bondsman-The bonding company must be licensed in Washington County

ALL bonds also require a $35.00 bond-filing fee in the form of a money order. The money order should be made out to the Washington County Circuit Clerk (neither cash nor personal checks will be accepted).

Bonding agencies licensed in Washington County:

  • Cherokee Bail Bonds (251) 847-2827
  • All Star (251) 847-2663

Washington County Jail Address: Court St, Chatom, AL 36518

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