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GDC - Lee State Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: May 17, 2020
153 Pinewood Dr, Leesburg, GA 31763

Lee State Prison is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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GDC - Lee State Prison basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 229-759-6453

The inmates housed at Lee State Prison located at 153 Pinewood Dr in Leesburg, GA are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Lee State Prison is a medium-security institution that houses 762 adult male inmates who are housed in eleven units that have eight rooms, each room contains 6 beds/inmates. Two additional units have 24 cells with four beds/inmates in each cell. Isolation/Segregation inmates are held in 16 cells that have two beds in each, these cells are for inmates who are difficult to manage or have safety and security concerns. Select offenders can leave the institution on work crews that offer labor services to various departments within the county, including the department of transportation, local colleges, the recycling plant, fire station, and pond maintenance. Inmates also have educational opportunities that include learning to read, adult basic education and earning a GED. Counseling is available to everyone for a variety of reasons including substance abuse, family violence, behavioral modification, and preparing for re-entry. Vocational skills taught at this facility include automotive repair, HVAC, culinary arts, custodial and building maintenance, wastewater treatment, clerical work, carpentry, barbering, laundry services and horticulture.

MISSION - Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility. Provide general labor and courtesy details to surrounding counties. Courses and programs taught to afford each offender the opportunity to enter back into society with the tools needed to become a productive citizen thus reducing recidivism. Host facility for the Albany Transitional Center. This facility also operates as a Transfer Hub.

HOUSING - Consists of 11 general population units with eight rooms, each containing six beds to a room. Two units consist of 24 rooms each containing four beds to a room. The isolation/segregation unit has a total of 16 cells/32 beds. Four bunks can accommodate offenders who are wheelchair-bound. There are 10 beds at the Fire Station for the offender Fireteam. This facility also houses a Personnel Recruitment Center, a C.E.R.T. Team, Tactical Squad, Canine Unit and a Fire Station.

WORK DETAILS - Albany City, Georgia State Patrol, Department of Transportation, Albany Technical College, Darton College, Fire Station, Composting/Recycling Plant, Oxidation Pond and Maintenance


  • Academic: Literacy Remedial, Adult Basic Education, General Education Diploma
  • Counseling: Thinking for a Change, Motivation for Change, Re-Entry Skills Building, Moral Reconation Therapy, Matrix Early Recovery Skills, Matrix Relapse Prevention, Confronting Self, Religious Diversity, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous, Active Parenting, Lifers Group, Basic Computer/Typing, Career Center, Family Violence
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Faith and Character Based Program
  • Vocational/OJT: Automotive, Carpentry, Small Engine Repair, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), Food Preparation, Barber, Laundry, Custodial Maintenance, Building Maintenance, Landscaping, General Office Clerk, Waste Water Treatment, Horticulture

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GDC - Lee State Prison is a facility in the Georgia Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

The GDC will begin a modified visitation schedule TENTATIVELY on January 8th, 2021.

Visits will be made by appointment only and will be in keeping with social distancing guidelines. Instructions related to scheduling appointments and additional details can be found here: Facility Visitation Process.

To make an appointment, please click below. If your loved one is housed at a county or private facility, please contact that facility directly for information related to scheduling.

Please note, the date is subject to change and is dependent upon state and facility positivity rates leading up to January 8th.

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Scheduling requests may be submitted from 5:00 AM Monday - 5:00 PM Wednesday only for that week’s visitation.

  • One (1) visit every other month per inmate will be allowed
  • Visits will be no more than two (2) hours in length
  • Two (2) approved visitors will be allowed and must visit at the same time
  • No visitors under the age of twelve (12) will be permitted
  • All visitors must be on the offenders approved visitation list
  • An email will be sent from gdcvisitationnoreply@gdc.ga.gov once your request for visitation has been approved
  • Offenders on quarantine or medical isolation status will not be allowed visits

Inmates with last names beginning A - L will visit on Saturday

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM – Saturday Session 1
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Saturday Session 2

Inmates with last names beginning M - Z will visit on Sunday

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM – Sunday Session 1
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Sunday Session 2

Visitation Information

GDC - Lee State Prison - Visitation


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

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