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WV DOC - Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility

Regional Facility

Last Updated: November 16, 2022
13 Dolin Dr, Augusta, WV 26704

Potomac Highlands Regional Jail is for Regional Facility offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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.

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WV DOC - Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 304-496-1275

WV DOC - Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility is a regional jail facility that handles the intake from the Grant County Sheriff's arrests but also from several surrounding counties located at 13 Dolin Dr Augusta, WV. This cooperative prison is funded by all of the counties that hold their detainees and sentenced inmates.

The Potomac Highlands Regional Jail is located in Augusta in Hampshire County and is adjacent to both the Virginia and Maryland state borders.

Counties Served:
Grant, HAMPSHIRE, Hardy, Mineral & Pendleton

Offender Banking

Family and friends of WV Division of Corrections inmates may deposit money to inmate trust fund accounts by the following methods:

The Accelerated Parole Program (Policy Directive 454.07) shall be made available to inmates serving a sentence with a parole eligibility date, except sentences of Life with Mercy and Habitual Life. However, this program shall not be available to any inmate to which one or more of the following may apply:

  1. Is serving a sentence for, or has a criminal conviction for, a felony crime of violence against a person.
  2. Is serving a sentence for, or has a felony conviction, involving the use, presentment, or brandishing of a firearm.
  3. Is serving a sentence, or has a felony conviction, for a crime where the victim was a minor child.
  4. Is serving a sentence, or has a felony conviction, for a crime where the crime resulted in the victim's death.
  5. Is serving a sentence for more than one (1) felony conviction for a controlled substance offense on which the inmate is serving a consecutive sentence.
  6. Is serving a sentence on an offense for which there is a mandatory notification period under WV Code Section 62-12-23.
  7. Is presently incarcerated due to parole revocation for a new felony conviction, to WV Code 62-12-19(h).
  8. Is presently incarcerated in another jurisdiction, with a consecutive/concurrent WVDOC sentence.

Inmate Locator

WV DOC - Potomac Highlands Regional Jail and Correctional Facility publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in West Virginia. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Visitation Information

WV DOC - Potomac Highlands Regional Jail - Visitation

Visitation Schedule

  • Non-Contact Visitation for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday must be scheduled one day in advance by calling (304) 496-7057, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Visits are on a first call first serve basis. You will be given the choice of morning, afternoon or evening (evening visits are on Thursdays only). Then you will be assigned the first available time slot for your visit.
  • 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 five (5) visits per week. One visit per visitation day.
  • A total of five (5) people are allowed to visit an inmate at one time.
  • All visitors of inmates shall be required to register upon entry to the facility and provide valid identification. Valid identification includes at least two of the following, one of which must contain a photograph:
    • Current valid driver’s license
    • Current military identification card
    • Other current official ID with photograph
    • Current passport
    • Birth Certificate
    • Current voter registration
    • Current signed credit/debit card

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Visitation on this day must be scheduled Friday

Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, or submit a notarized statement from the parent or legal guardian authorizing the visit. Only non-incarcerated parents or legal guardians may authorize juvenile visitation. If not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian the visitor must be accompanied by an authorized adult visitor and must have a signed, notarized

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