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Updated on: August 13, 2021
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Red Onion State Prison


10800 H. Jack Rose HighwayPO Box 970, Pound, VA, 24279

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This facility in Virginia houses almost 799 male inmates in a 68-acre compound. All custody levels reside at the Red Onion State Prison: maximum, close, medium and minimum, as there are separate compounds depending on security required. There are accommodations as well for inmates with mental illness and others for those housed awaiting trial. Red Onion State Prison is a large facility capable of accommodating many different needs.

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Red Onion State Prison — General Information

Facility Name Red Onion State Prison
Facility Type State Prison
Capacity 799
Address 10800 H. Jack Rose HighwayPO Box 970, Pound, VA, 24279
Phone 276-796-7510
City Pound
Postal Code 24279
State Virginia
County Wise County
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To locate inmates at the Red Onion State Prison, call this number: 276-796-7510. Prepare to be asked the inmate’s full legal name and date of birth in order to help facilitate an inmate search.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Here are the basics of what you need to include when sending letters to inmates at the Red Onion State Prison: the inmate’s last name and Virginia DOC identification number and your sender’s name and complete return address. Without return information the mail will not be delivered.

Mail should be addressed like this:

Inmate name, Doc #

Red Onion State Prison

10800 H. Jack Rose HighwayPO Box 970, Pound, VA, 24279

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate if you are approved to be on that inmate’s visiting list. You should reach out between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, to the visitor department 276-796-7510.

Once approved, you can put money in the inmate’s trust account through the online Inmate Trust Account Deposits service.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Red Onion State Prison cannot receive phone calls but can make phone calls collect and or with a pre-paid phone account.

To receive a call from an inmate, you will need to accept the collect charges. If you have an account through Century Link’s billing agent (ICSolutions), you can be charged in real time instead of having the collect charges attached to your phone bill.

Inmates can make phone calls between 6 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.


After you approved as a visitor, you should set up an account. This will allow you to set up a visit either in person or via video. To set up an account, click here. You can also call 276-796-7510 if you need assistance in setting up an account.

Setting up an account is free of charge, as is scheduling a visit. You will be able to schedule visits up to 30 days in advance, and need to schedule at least 7 days in advance. You can reserve up to 2 hours for each visit.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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