South Central Regional Jail

South Central Regional Jail
1001 Centre Way
Charleston, WV 25309
(304) 558-1336

South Central Regional Jail is a high security facility operated by Jackson and Kanawha Counties under the authority of the State of West Virginia. South Central Regional Jail holds a maximum capacity of 300 male and female inmates, state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the West Virginia Department of Corrections system or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.

South Central Regional Jail opened in 1993 and is located in Charleston, WV, a city with population of 51,000 in Kanawha County, West Virginia. South Central Regional Jail is approximately 45 miles east of Huntington, WV, and 70 miles south of Athens, WV, off of U.S. Highway 77.




Jurisdictional Control
Jackson County Sheriff, PO Box 106, Ripley, WV 25271, (304) 373-2290
Kanawha County Sheriff, 301 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 357-0200

Judicial Authorities
Jackson County Circuit Court, 100 Court Street, Ripley, WV 25271, (304) 373-2310
Kanawha County Circuit Court, 111 Court Street, Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 357-0440




South Central Regional Jail Inmate Telephone Calls
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South Central Regional Jail Visiting
Inmates at the South Central Regional Jail are allowed non-contact one-hour visits, which must be scheduled in advance, as specified at http://www.rja.wv.gov/visitation/Pages/South-Central-Regional-Jail.aspx . Administrators 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 South Central Regional Jail at (304) 558-1336 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.