The Muscogee County Jail
in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Muscogee County Jail
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Muscogee County Jail
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Muscogee County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Georgia Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Muscogee County Jail
are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
The other jail facility in Muscogee County, Georgia is: Muscogee County Prison & Correctional Institution
. In addition, Muscogee County houses the following juvenile facilities: A. Cohn Reg. Youth Detention Ctr.
, Muscogee Youth Development Campus
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Muscogee County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Muscogee County Jail
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Muscogee County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Muscogee County Jail Inmate Search
Muscogee County Sheriff
Muscogee County Criminal Court
700 10th Street
Columbus, GA 31901-2899
Muscogee County Prison: 706-653-4977
Monday to Friday - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday to Friday - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday - 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Visitors must be on the inmate's approved visitor list and must schedule a visit at least one day in advance. Appointments can be made on the phone by calling 706-225-4563 or in person at the jail M-F - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM or 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM weekends.
Children under 17 may only visit (with parent or guardian) after 5:00 PM weekdays or any time on weekends.
Inmate deposits can be done at the kiosk in the jail lobby. You can also send the inmate a money order by mail.