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Ben Hill County - County Jail - Georgia

Ben Hill County Jail is located in the city of Fitzgerald, Georgia which has a population of 9,053 (as of 2015) residents. Ben Hill County Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1909 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Honorable Bobby McLemore and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Ben Hill County Jail, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

Ben Hill County Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:

(229) 426-5161

Fax Number for Ben Hill County Jail is:


Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Ben Hill County Jail
255 Appomattox Road
Fitzgerald, GA 31750

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Ben Hill County Jail:

(please get a list of acceptable mail from the facility)

Ben Hill County Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
255 Appomattox Road
Fitzgerald, GA 31750

Visitation Information for Ben Hill County Jail

Visitation Hours for Ben Hill County Jail:



Males:      Saturday

A - M:       8:30 am to 11:30 am
N - Z:       1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Females:   Sunday

All:           1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ben Hill County Jail Data & Statistics:

Average Daily Population 109
Total Confined 114
Total Confined Males Aged 18+ 97
Total Confined Females Aged 18+ 17
Full-Time Prison Employees 21
Total Salaries for Full/Part Time Employees $514,620.00
Total Reported Assaults on Staff 2
Number of Inmates on Work Assignment 10
Number of Inmates in Education Programs 12
*statistical information was retrieved from latest available copy of prison data provided by census bureau

Year Built or Opened: 1909 Warden or Supervisor: Honorable Bobby McLemore Security Level(s): medium

255 Appomattox Road
Fitzgerald, GA 31750

Phone Number(s): (229) 426-5161
Fax Number: 229-426-5164

255 Appomattox Road
Fitzgerald, GA 31750