GDC-Lee State Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: June 21, 2024
153 Pinewood Dr, Leesburg, GA 31763

Lee State Prison is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for State - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of GDC-Lee State Prison

You can support your loved ones at Lee State Prison on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 229-759-6453.

Located at 153 Pinewood Dr in Leesburg, GA, Lee State Prison carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Lee State Prison offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

When someone you care about ends up in a state prison, it can be tough to navigate the ins and outs of the system. From figuring out how to stay in touch to understanding what you can do to make their time easier, it can feel overwhelming. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get the lowdown on GDC-Lee State Prison so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

Communication is important, the prison offers a phone program for outbound calls only, with inmates unable to receive incoming calls. Accepting collect calls can be expensive, sometimes exceeding $10 per call. Click here for discounts on inmate calls, especially if the communication with your inmate is frequent. It's important to remember that all phone calls are recorded, and discussing sensitive legal matters over these lines is discouraged.

While incarcerated, reading is often the best use of time. Please note that books and magazines, puzzles, and word searches ordered for inmates must come directly from the publisher. This policy ensures that the items are new, untampered, and comply with the facility's regulations. Prisons and jails enforce this rule to prevent the introduction of contraband or prohibited materials. By restricting orders to publishers, the facility can better maintain security and control over the content entering the institution. Any books or magazines not received directly from the publisher will be rejected and not delivered to the inmate. You may, however, send letters and selfies to inmates with this easy-to-use app, packages starting at only $8.00.

Lee State Prison, established in 1979 and renovated in 2002, is dedicated to ensuring public safety while providing rehabilitation programs to reduce recidivism. With a capacity for 762 offenders, it offers general labor and courtesy details to neighboring counties and operates as a Transfer Hub and host facility for the Albany Transitional Center.

The housing units at Lee State Prison consist of 11 general population units and two units with larger rooms, accommodating a total of 16 cells/32 beds in the isolation/segregation unit. The facility also has accommodations for wheelchair-bound offenders and a Fire Station with 10 beds for the offender Fire team. Additionally, it houses a Personnel Recruitment Center, C.E.R.T. Team, Tactical Squad, Canine Unit, and Fire Station.

In terms of work details, Lee State Prison partners with various entities including Albany City, Georgia State Patrol, Department of Transportation, Albany Technical College, and Darton College. Offenders are provided with vocational training in automotive, carpentry, small engine repair, HVAC, food preparation, barbering, laundry, custodial and building maintenance, landscaping, office work, and horticulture.

The prison offers a range of programs aimed at education, counseling, recreation, and religious activities. Academic courses include literacy, adult basic education, and a General Education Diploma. Counseling programs cover topics such as thinking for a change, motivation for change, re-entry skills building, moral reconation therapy, and substance abuse recovery skills. Recreational activities and various worship services are also provided to promote holistic rehabilitation.

Inmate Locator

Lee State Prison maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information


  • HOURS: 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
  • DAYS: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays

The first step in the visitation process is to become an approved visitor. To do so, you must first fill out the Visitation Request Form and submit a completed form to the facility where your loved one is incarcerated. Please include a copy of supporting documentation (photo id, marriage license, and birth certificate) along with the application. Consent forms must be notarized before they can be processed. All visitors must apply regardless of age. They must also be mailed to the facility where the offender is currently housed (email forms will not be accepted).

Visitation Resources

Dress Code - For adults: No tank tops, no mesh or see-through clothing, t-shirts cannot be sleeveless. No chest, shoulders, or stomach exposed. A skirt may not be more than 2 inches above the knee. No stretch pants or shorts may be worn. Only children are permitted to wear shorts. No Contraband is Permitted

Top 3 Reasons for Visitor Arrests: Cell phones, Drugs, and Tobacco

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