Lawrenceville Correctional Center

Coordinates: 36°46′52″N 77°48′48″W / 36.781044°N 77.813256°W / 36.781044; -77.813256
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Lawrenceville Correctional Center
Location1607 Planters Road
Lawrenceville, Virginia
Security classmedium
Opened1998; 26 years ago (1998)
Managed byGEO Group

The Lawrenceville Correctional Center is a privately operated, medium-security state prison for men located in Lawrenceville, Brunswick County, Virginia. Since 2003 GEO Group has operated the prison under contract with the Virginia Department of Corrections.[1] It houses 1555 inmates.[2]

When the facility was first completed in 1998 as the first private prison in Virginia, it was managed by Corrections Corporation of America. [3]


  1. ^ Richmond, Virginia Department of Corrections. "VADOC — Facilities & Offices". Retrieved 2023-07-27.
  2. ^ "Lawrenceville Correctional Center". GEO Group Inc. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  3. ^ Finn, Peter (18 January 1998). "With Lawrenceville Facility, Va. Enters World of Privately Run Prisons". Washington Post. Retrieved 16 August 2016.

36°46′52″N 77°48′48″W / 36.781044°N 77.813256°W / 36.781044; -77.813256