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Central Region

Powhatan Correctional Center (male institution)

Powhatan Correctional Center.
Located on 2,595 acres in Powhatan County.

Jeffrey Dillman, Warden
3600 Woods Way
State Farm, VA 23160
(804) 598-4251

Security Level 3 - Assignment Criteria:
Single, multiple, & Life + sentences must have served 20 consecutive years on sentence. If parole eligible, must have reached PED. No disruptive behavior for at least past 24 months prior to consideration for a transfer to any less-secure facility. Numerical sentences must have less than 40 years to release or have served 20 consecutive years.


Powhatan Reception Center

Special Purpose Institution - It is a reception and classification facility. Its role is to intake offenders from the local jails and process them into the Department. It houses inmates classified to multiple levels of security.

Directions From Richmond:
Take State Route 6 West to U.S. Route 522. Turn left on U.S. Route 522 and continue to its intersection with State Route 711. Turn left on State Route 711 and continue until you see signs reading "Powhatan Correctional Center."