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Gainesville Jail

Gainesville Jail, GA Prison Inmates

Updated on: July 29, 2023
Postal Code
Hall County
Phone Number
City Jail
701 Queen City Parkway, SW, Gainesville, GA, 30501

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The Gainesville Jail offers a unique problem instead of serving time in the Hall County Jail. The “Pay-to-Stay” Program is available for qualified men and women who have been sentenced to serve time in jail, but want to serve it outside of Hall County Jail.

Given the over population at Hall County Jail, if an inmate is approved for this program it is generally preferred that the inmate stay at Gainesville Jail. Inmates will also have the option of spreading out their jail time, and serving a day or two at a time, while then returning home for family or work duties, before serving another day on their sentence.

With prior approval, men and women can stay at the Gainesville Jail in separate sleeping areas than other inmates.

Men and women will not be sleeping in the same living areas.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Since inmates are frequently at this jail for only 24-48 hours sending mail is not advisable.

The address for the jail is:

Gainesville Jail

701 Queen City Parkway, SW, Gainesville, GA, 30501

Make sure you call ahead to 770-534-5252 if you are thinking about sending mail or packages.

Sending Money

While you cannot send money to an inmate’s commissary account like you can at some prisons and jails, an inmate must pay a City fee of $273.00 per 24-hour period in Gainesville Jail. This fee is due before the first day of a stay in jail. This money needs to be paid in cash or with a credit card, to the Gainesville Finance Department, any time on Monday through Thursday, between 7AM and 6PM.

Phone calls

While an inmate is at Gainesville Jail, he or she will have access to inmate phones as time and jail personnel permits. Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls.


Given the temporary nature of the Gainesville Jail, visitation is not encouraged. With inmates only serving 24-48 hours at a given time, there is not time to pre-approve and process visitors. Make arrangements to visit with the inmate before or after he or she turns himself into custody.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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