Western Virginia Regional Jail

Western Virginia Regional Jail
5885 West River Road
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 378-3700

Western Virginia Regional Jail is a high security facility which is operated by the jurisdictions of the City of Salem and the Counties of Franklin, Montgomery, and Roanoke, under the authority of the State of Virginia. The Western Virginia Regional Jail houses opened in 2009 and houses up to 1021 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.

The Western Virginia Regional Jail is located in Salem, VA, a city with a population of 25,500, in Roanoke County. The Western Virginia Regional Jail is approximately 100 miles southwest of Charlottesville, VA, and 40 miles east of Blacksburg, VA, off of U.S. Highway 81.




Jurisdictional Control
Franklin County Sheriff, 70 East Court Street, Suite 101, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, (540) 483-3000
Montgomery County Sheriff, 16 S. Franklin Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073, (540) 382-2951
Roanoke County Sheriff, 401 East Main Street, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 387-6203
Salem Police Dept., 36 E. Calhoun Street, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 375-3010

Judicial Authorities
Franklin County General District Court, 275 South Main Street, Suite 111, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, (540) 483-3060
Montgomery County General District Court, 55 East Main Street, 3rd Floor, Christiansburg, VA 24073 (540) 394-2086
Roanoke County General District Court, 305 East Main Street, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 387-6168




Western Virginia Regional Jail Inmate Telephone Calls

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Western Virginia Regional Jail Visiting

Western Virginia Regional Jail inmate visitation is done by video only, and information/schedules can be found at http://www.westernvaregionaljail.org/family_friend_visitation.html. Superintendents 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 the Western Virginia Regional Jail at (540) 378-3700 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.