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Lineville, Alabama

Lineville is a small city in central Alabama, in Clay County. Ashland is the County Seat of Clay County. The population of Lineville is 2,395 people. Roy Adamson is the mayor of Lineville, and his office is located in City Hall, which is on Highway 49.

City of Lineville
City Hall
60151 Highway 49 N
Lineville, AL 36266
256-396-2851

City of Lineville Facebook Page

In 2016, there were no murders or robberies in Lineville. There were 7 reported assaults, 1 reported rape, 3 reported burglaries, 18 reported thefts, and 4 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 149.6, which is significantly lower than the United States national crime index of 281.5 There were 17 registered sex offenders living in Lineville, as of April 2018.

Lineville, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 33 crime incidents reported in Lineville. Lineville has a crime rate of 1,431 per 100,000 persons, which is significantly lower than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most common crime in Lineville.

The Lineville Police Department is located on 2nd Avenue in Lineville, and the Police Chief is Shane Dunnagan.

Lineville Police Department
40 2nd Avenue
Lineville, AL 36266
256-396-2633

The larger police department is the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, which is located on Highway 77 in Ashland. The sheriff is Ray Latham, and he’s been in law enforcement for nearly 40 years. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include enforcement, communications, corrections, and office personnel.

Clay County Sheriff’s Office
41771 Hwy 77, Suite 2
Ashland, AL 36251
256-354-2176

The Clay County Most Wanted list can be viewed online.

The Clay County Detention Center is also located on the premises of the sheriff’s office. To visit an inmate, you must make an appointment the week prior by calling 256-252-4687. Visitation is held on alternate weeks for males and females, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, in one-hour increments. All visitors must be on a pre-approved list. Inmates are limited to 2 visitors at a time.
Clay County Detention Center
41771 Hwy 77, Suite 2
Ashland, AL 36251
256-354-7713

Lineville, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Requests for public records must be made through the City Clerk, Cynthia Harris. The City Clerk is in charge of making sure that accurate records are kept of all city actions, transactions, and meetings.
Cynthia Harris, City Clerk
60151 Highway 49 N
Lineville, AL 36266
256-396-2851

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