The Old Jail Property is located at 6840 Church Street, Douglasville, GA 30134. The old jail was decommissioned in 2013 when the new Douglas County Jail facility opened. Since being decommissioned, the old jail property has become a popular location for the film industry. Although most often used as a jail, it can easily be converted to a school, hospital, and mental institution.
Process to Rent the Old Jail:
1. Complete the "Intent to Film" application and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org along with Certificate of Insurance (must list Douglas County Government at 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, GA 30134 as additionally insured).
2. Once the application and COI are received, a location agreement will be issued.
3. Upon issuing the location agreement, arrangements for the pre and post production walk throughs and the hiring of a site representative from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be made. Site Representatives are required and fees are paid directly to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at the rate of $35/hour. A site representative is required to the entire time access is needed at the Old Jail.
Below are a few pictures of various scenes within the old jail. If you are interested in a scouting the jail for film use, please call Breezy Straton at 678-838-3665 or email at email@example.com.