Holman Correctional Facility
Atmore, AL 36503-3700
866 Ross Road
Atmore, AL 36503
Holman Correctional Facility opened during December 1969, with a basic capacity for 520 medium custody inmates that also included a 20 death row cellblock. It was constructed for $5,000,000 during Governor Lurleen Wallace and Commissioner James T. Hagen’s administration. Named in honor of a former warden William C. Holman, it is located in southwest Escambia County, nine miles north of Atmore on State Highway 21.
Holman currently maintains 630 general population beds, 200 single cells, and 168 death row cells for a capacity of 998 maximum through minimum custody inmates to include a large contingency of "life without parole" inmates. The death chamber is located at Holman where all executions are conducted. Holman also operates two major correctional industries within the facility’s parameter, a tag plant and a metal fabrication plant.