Buckingham Correctional Center

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Buckingham Correctional Center
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Location 1349 Correctional Center Road
Dillwyn, Virginia
Status open
Security class close custody
Capacity 1038
Opened 1982
Managed by Virginia Department of Corrections

Buckingham Correctional Center is a state prison (close custody male institution) located on 968 acres (3.9 km²) outside the town of Dillwyn in Buckingham County, Virginia, USA. This facility is a Security Level 3 and has assignment criteria of Single, Multiple and Life. Transfer to any less-secure facility requires no disruptive behavior for at least 24 months prior to consideration.


  • Opened - 1982
  • Average Daily Population (as of 2008) - 1038
  • Special Populations - None
  • Special Programs - Project SOAR and Pen Pals Program
  • Site Additions/Upgrades - 1988 - N Building Added
  • Virginia Correctional Enterprises - Metal Industry
  • Harris L. Diggs, Warden

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Coordinates: 37°33′59″N 78°28′28″W / 37.5665°N 78.4745°W / 37.5665; -78.4745