Valdosta State Prison

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Valdosta State Prison
Location3259 Val Tech Road
Valdosta, Georgia
Security classclose security
Opened1959; renovated 1989
Managed byGeorgia Department of Corrections

Valdosta State Prison is a Georgia Department of Corrections state prison for men located in Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia.[1]

The facility first opened in 1959, and has a maximum capacity of 1312 inmates held at close security level.

Notable Inmates[edit]

  • Ashley Diamond, prison and LGBTQ rights activist
  • Guy Heinze Jr. - Mass Murderer. Sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing his father and seven members of his extended family.


  1. ^ "Valdosta State Prison". Georgia Department of Corrections. Retrieved 17 August 2016.

Coordinates: 30°51′30″N 83°20′42″W / 30.858280°N 83.345061°W / 30.858280; -83.345061