Limestone Correctional Facility opened during October 1984. The facility has about 1,600 acres of land with about 90 acres enclosed by the perimeter fence. Using dormitory type buildings, Limestone has a capacity for 2388 inmates. The facility is located approximately ten miles east of Athens, Alabama and approximately ten miles west of Huntsville, Alabama, in the community of Capshaw, Alabama.
Limestone has a farming and cattle operation.