Amherst County Adult Detention Center

Amherst County Adult Detention Center
219 South Riverview Road
Madison Heights, VA 24572
(434) 528-3160

Amherst County Adult Detention Center is a high security facility operated by the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority under the authority of the State of Virginia. Amherst County Adult Detention Center holds a maximum capacity of 380 male and female inmates, state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the Virginia Department of Corrections system or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.

Amherst County Adult Detention Center opened in December of 2011 and is located in Madison Heights, a city with population of 11,300 in Amherst County, Virginia. Amherst County Adult Detention Center is approximately 95 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia, and 55 miles east of Roanoke, Virginia, off of U.S. Highway 81.

Jurisdictional Control
Amherst County Sheriff, 115 Taylor Street, Amherst, VA 24521, (434) 946-9300

Judicial Authorities
Amherst General District Court, 113 Taylor Street, Amherst, VA 24521, (434) 946-9351




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Amherst County Adult Detention Center Visiting

Amherst County Adult Detention Center inmates are authorized to have visitors once a week, but in a special circumstance the jail may provide more. Visiting hours for Amherst County Adult Detention Center are 9:00 AM to 11 AM and 7 PM to 10 PM Tuesday thru Thursday, and 9 AM to 11 AM Friday. Wardens can restrict the length of visits, or the number of people who can visit at once, to avoid visiting room overcrowding. It’s recommended to call Amherst County Adult Detention Center at (434) 528-3160 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.