Barbour County Jail

The Barbour County Jail is located in Clayton, Alabama, and is operated by the Barbour County Sheriff's Department. The majority of inmates housed in the facility have been arrested by local law enforcement and are being held as pre-trial detainees who are awaiting actions by the Court.  

A much smaller number of inmates are serving a sentence in the facility, are inmates housed from other jurisdictions, or are inmates who have been sentenced to state prison who are awaiting transportation to their assigned Alabama Department of Corrections location. 

To see the current roster of inmates who are booked into the Barbour County Jail, click here.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at the Barbour County Jail are as follows:


  • 400 Block: 9:00am - 9:30am
  • 200 Block: 9:30am - 10:00am
  • 100 Block: 10:00am - 10:30am


  • 600 Block: 9:00am - 9:30am
  • 500 Block: 9:30am - 10:00am
  • 300 Block: 10:00am - 10:30am

General Visiting Rules

All visitors must sign in, and are subject to random searches of their person, belongings, and vehicles. 

  • Must have a current State ID
  • No Sitting on Tables
  • No Food or Drinks
  • No Cell Phones
  • No Cameras
  • No Purses
  • No Smoking 
  • No Profanity
  • No Children Under 12
  • Only two in the visitation room at a time
  • No short shorts, Miniskirts, tank tops, or tube tops

The officers at Barbour County Jail can and will refuse visitation for any of the rules above or for anything they perceive as inappropriate or unacceptable.

Dress Code

If you wear inappropriate clothing to your visit, you will not be admitted and the visit will be cancelled.

Inappropriate clothing includes: short shorts, halter tops, tank tops, strapless tops, sleeveless tops, extremely tight clothing, low cut, V-neck or see through blouses, short/mini dresses or dresses with slits up the thigh, caps, bandannas, or house shoes. 

Shorts must come to the knee! All visitors must wear undergarments. The Visitation Officer has the final decision on visitor attire.

Physical Address

Barbour County Jail
24 Robertson Airport Drive
Clayton, AL, 36016

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

334-775-3434 or 334-775-1128

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Barbour County Jail
℅ Inmate name
24 Robertson Airport Drive
Clayton, AL, 36016

No hand-delivered mail or packages are accepted. Only mail or packages sent through the US Postal Service will be accepted. All incoming mail must have the sender's first and last name, complete address, and inmate's full name on the envelope. 

All mail is inspected for contraband.

Only letters hand written in ink or typed will be accepted. No photocopies of any sort will be accepted. No photographs of any kind will be accepted. Incoming mail will only be delivered to the inmate it is addressed to.

Personal mail received for an inmate will be opened, inspected, and scanned before delivery to the inmate.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate who is housed at the Barbour County Jail, but they do have access to phones and are allowed to make outgoing calls. Barbour County Jail uses PayTel for their inmate phone services. To set up an account, click here.

How to Send Money

You can send money, email, and video messages to your inmate at Barbour County Jail via Friends and family can also drop off a money order at the jail for the inmate, which will be placed in their commissary account.

Programs For Inmates

This information is not publicly available.

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Careers at Barbour County Jail

If you are interested in a career with the Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Barbour County Jail, click here.