The Franklin County Jail is located in Columbus, Ohio at 2460 Jackson Pike 43223. The jail staff can be reached by calling (614) 525-7100.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Franklin County Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
About the Franklin County Jail
The Franklin County Jail, also known as the Franklin County Corrections Center, is the main detention center for the county. This is the largest facility in the area and it is under the direct management of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. The jail has an average daily inmate population of 2,318. In 2007 they booked in 41,000 inmates who were incarcerated in the jail for an average of 23 days. Unfortunately there is no online search tool to find an inmate at the Franklin County Jail but you can call the 24 hour prisoner information line at 614-462-7100.
Bail Bonding Services
If a judge has set a bail amount for your case you will be able to arrange for release from the Jail. Releases at the Franklin County Jail are handled by the Intake/Release Center. If you need to use the services of a bail bondsman there are several nearby who can assist with this including:
Inmates at the Franklin County Jail are encouraged to keep in touch with friends and family during their incarceration and they are given easy access to phone, mail and in person visitation. The number for accessing the inmate telephone system is 614-525-7100 and the jail does not take messages for inmates. Visitation days are determined by the inmates last name. Open visiting hours are held everyday from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. If you would like to place money in an inmates commissary account you may mail in Money Orders or Cashier's Checks made payable to the inmate. Any personal checks or cash that are sent will be returned to the sender. For more information on the Franklin County Jail contact them by telephone at (614) 525-7100.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Franklin has a total population of 1,150,122. The population has increased by 81,250 (8%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 2161.2 and covers 532 square miles.
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Residents of Franklin experienced 3,208 crimes in 2011. The #1 criminality was arson with 10 violations. The #2 unlawful act was theft with 1,084 violations. The #3 infraction was vehicle theft with 68 violations. The #4 unlawful act was burglary with 347 instances. The #5 violation was property crime with 1,499 instances. The #6 violation was assault with 43 circumstances. The #7 violation was robbery with 42 instances. The #8 crime was rape with 12 violations. The #9 crime was murder with 3 crimes. The #10 crime was violent crime with 100 circumstances.