Alachua County Jail, FL

Updated on: March 05, 2020
Alachua County Jail

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Alachua County Jail is in Gainesville, Florida. Alachua County Jail started holding their employee orientation and training classes. It was not until a few months later that inmates started arriving.

Alachua County Jail entire goal is to keep a humane, secure, and safe place for inmates and their staff members.

The facility can hold up to 1148 inmates (Adult). There is an administrative office as well.

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Alachua County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Alachua County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 3333 Northeast 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Phone: (352) 491-4449 or (352) 491-4459
Capacity: 1148
Facility Type: Adult
City: Gainesville
Postal Code: 32609
State: Florida
County: Alachua County
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Alachua County Jail has their inmate roster public. You can find their inmate roster on the official Alachua County Sheriff’s website. You can search the inmate roster by the inmates name, the charge they are being charged with (or already charged with), or by the how many numbers of days they’ve been in the Alachua County Jail.

In the Alachua County Jail, you can find their name, mugshot, the charge they are in on, date of birth, and other personal identifying information. From here, you can schedule visitation too.

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Alachua County Sheriffs Department / Alachua County Jail

Address: 3333 Northeast 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida, 32609
Phone: 352-491-4444

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive mail. All mail is scanned into the Smart Communications system and then available to the inmates.

To send mail, you will need to use the following address:

Alachua County Jail
3333 Northeast 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609

The inmates then will be able to check their mail at the inmate kiosks. This is to keep both staff and inmates safe from things that people try and sneak into letters, postcards, and other postal mail.

However, inmates can still choose to send letters through the snail mail, but many inmates prefer to use the Smart Communications system to send an email because it is faster.

Both inmates and their family and friends must pay $0.50 per message. It also costs $1 for inmate’s family and friends to send a photograph. Inmates are not permitted to print out photographs.

Sending Money

You can send money to inmates in Alachua County Jail a few different ways.


You can contact Keefe Commissary at this phone number 866-345-1884. You can also add money by contacting Correct Solutions at the phone number 877-618-3516.


If you are close to the jail, you can come in to the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Lobby from 7am to 11pm minus holidays.


The last way you can send money is by going online and setting up an account with Access Corrections. There is a fee involved with this service.

Phone calls

Inmates in Alachua County Jail can call you. You cannot call inmates. All calls going out of the prison are collect calls. You are responsible for paying. Inmates must know the phone numbers off the top of their head. They do not have a list of numbers or an address book.


Jail clerks are no longer in charge of setting up visitation appointments. In order to visit, you must have a government ID. There are only four people allowed to visit at one time.

Depending on what pod the inmate is being held in, visitation can be between 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM. Each housing pod has two designated visitation times.

All visitors in Alachua County Jail need to be registered, even children. You must call (352) 491-4511 and schedule an appointment with 24 hours of the visit. You can also schedule visitation times online too.

Video visitation is available too. Video visitation is through Smart Communications.

Visiting Hours

Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

You are only permitted one visit a week. Visitation days in Alachua County Jail are typically Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Alachua County Prison Statistics

Alachua County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions 12,045
Total Jail Population 806
Female Jail Population 107
Male Jail Population 718
Alachua County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population 8
Black Jail Population 528
Latino Jail Population 9
Native Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 280
Alachua County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population 660
Female Pretrial Jail Population 96
Male Pretrial Jail Population 659
Alachua County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison 29
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 4
Jail Population Held for State Jail 10
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 6
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 4
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Alachua County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions 570
Female Prison Admissions 59
Male Prison Admissions 511
Asian Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 367
Latino Prison Admissions 21
Native Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 181
Other Prison Admissions 1
Alachua County Prison Population
Total Prison Population 1,657
Female Prison Population 113
Male Prison Population 1,544
Alachua County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 1,142
Latino Prison Population 41
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 472
Other Prison Population 2


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