WV DOC - Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility

Regional Facility

Last Updated: February 07, 2024
13 Dolin Dr, Augusta, WV 26704

Potomac Highlands Regional Jail is for Regional Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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 Regional Detention - low facility.

The phone carrier is Global Tel Link (GTL) - ConnectNetwork, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is JailATM™. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

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

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You can support your loved ones at Potomac Highlands Regional Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 304-496-1275.

The Potomac Highlands Regional Jail is a low/medium-security detention center located at 13 Dolin Dr Augusta, WV which is operated locally by the Grant Regional Authority and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates have been here for less than five years. Potomac Highlands Regional Jail accepts inmates from the Grant County Sheriff's arrests and surrounding towns, Augusta Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for West Virginia here.

This Regional Jail, situated in Augusta within Hampshire County, is strategically located adjacent to the borders of Virginia and Maryland, serving multiple counties including Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral, and Pendleton.

For the convenience of family and friends, the facility offers various methods for depositing money into inmate trust fund accounts. Deposits can be made via phone by calling 888.988.4768 and using Site ID 179, or online through ConnectNetwork.com or Jailatm.com.

The Accelerated Parole Program, as outlined in Policy Directive 454.07, is accessible to inmates with a parole eligibility date, excluding those with certain convictions or offenses. Inmates convicted of felonies involving violence against a person, the use or brandishing of firearms, crimes against minors, offenses resulting in victim fatalities, multiple controlled substance convictions, or those subject to mandatory notification periods under WV Code Section 62-12-23 are ineligible. Additionally, inmates incarcerated due to parole revocation for a new felony conviction or serving consecutive/concurrent sentences in another jurisdiction are not eligible for the program.

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Visitation Information

WV DOC - Potomac Highlands Regional Jail - Visitation

  • Non-contact visitation for Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday must be scheduled one day in advance by calling (304) 496-7057, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Visits are on a first call first serve basis.
  • Visits may not be scheduled at the window.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your visit to sign in.
  • If you arrive late for your visit you will only receive the time remaining in your assigned time slot.​
  • Offenders are allowed one visit per month.
  • A total of two adults or one adult and two children are permitted to visit an inmate at one time.
  • All visitors of inmates shall be required to register upon entry to the facility and provide valid photo identification. Valid identification is defined as one of the following:
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Valid DMV issued photo ID card
    • Valid passport
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must have a birth certificate and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian the juvenile must be accompanied by an authorized adult visitor, and must have a signed, notarized Juvenile Visitation form, which you can get from the facility or online at https://dcr.wv.gov. (The notaries at the facilities can’t notarize the visitation form. It has to be notarized outside the facility.) Only non-incarcerated parents or legal guardians may authorize juvenile visitation.
  • DRESS CODE: Visitors must be fully and appropriately dressed while in the visitation area. No provocative clothing is permitted. Appropriateness of dress shall be determined by the Shift Supervisor.
Visitation Schedule ​Day ​Hours ​Monday ​Call for Tuesday appointment. ​Tuesday Visitation begins at 8:30 a.m. ​Wednesday Call for Thursday appointment. ​Thursday Visitation begins at 12:00 p.m. ​Friday Call for Saturday appointment. ​Saturday Visitation begins at 8:30 a.m. ​Sunday ​No visitation.

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