Located on 85 acres near Ridgeway in Henry County.
18155 A. L. Philpott Highway
P. O. Box 1090
Ridgeway, VA 24148
Security Level 1 High - Assignment Criteria:
No Murder I or II; Sex offense, Kidnap/Abduction, Escape History. No Disruptive Behavior for at least past 24 months.
Opened - 1967
Average Daily Population (June 2008) - 136
Special Populations - NA
Special Programs - NA
Site Additions/Upgrades - 1990
Phone Carrier: GTL
Visitation: Hours, days, and rules of visitation varies from facility to facility. However, the majority of facilities do not allow shorts or skirts over the knee, shirts without sleeves that do not cover your shoulder, underarms must also be covered even when hands are raised, and all visitors must wear underwear and bras. For any specific information, please look for a thread on visits to that facility found in the Western region subsection.
Directions From Richmond:
Seven miles west of City of Martinsville on U.S. Route 58. A unit sign is on U.S. Route 58.
Prison Website: Patrick Henry