List Of Prison Facilities in Ohio

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Ohio. The state of Ohio has 455 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



385 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Ohio has a staggering imprisonment rate of 385 per 100,000 people. A total of 65,616 people are currently incarcerated in Ohio. 2,01,455 other convicts are on probation and 22,769 are on parole. View recent arrests in Ohio.

Search any prison in Ohio using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Ohio Prison and Jail System

Ohio has 235 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Ohio also has 22 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 22 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 174 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Ohio

Ohio Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Ohio By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 2,01,455
Parole 22,769
Life Sentence 8,466
Total Incarcerated 65,616

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 41,408
Female 3,628

How To Use The Ohio Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Ohio has never been easier, we have 455 prisons in Ohio. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Ohio. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Ohio

You can visit an Inmate in Ohio only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Ohio DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Using the website or Mobile Apps Jpay Android / Jpay iOS
  2. Using Phone: Call the 24x7 helpline 800-574-5729, speak with a live agent to send money.
  3. You can also walk-in into kiosks by Jpay.

Contact An Inmate in Ohio by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Ohio

455 Facilities in Ohio are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Ohio

This is full list of prisons in Ohio. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Ohio