Federal Prisons in Virginia

In the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Congress decided to close the D.C. Correctional Facility at Lorton. The land was transferred to Fairfax County in 2002.

The only two Federal prisons remaining in Virginia are in Lee County (Jonesville) and Petersburg.

Modern Prisons in Virginia

First Prison in Colonial Virginia

Death Row and Executions in Virginia


Prisons in Virginia
Crime and Punishment in Virginia
Virginia Places