Long Unit State Prison


The Long Unit State Prison, located in Ludowici, Georgia, is a medium-security incarceration facility operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections. This institution has a rich history dating back many years and continues to play a crucial role in the state’s correctional system.

Established to house adult male offenders, the Long Unit accommodates approximately 232 inmates. The facility focuses on its residents’ safety, security, and rehabilitation.

In addition to its primary role as a correctional facility, the Long Unit also houses a Fire Station, showcasing its commitment to emergency response and community service. The open dormitory setup and work details involving partnerships with entities such as Jesup City and Wayne County reflect the facility’s emphasis on inmate productivity and reintegration into society.

The history of the Long Unit is intertwined with the broader narrative of corrections in the United States. Understanding the origins and evolution of correctional systems provides valuable insights into the challenges and advancements in criminal justice. Through ongoing research and dialogue, the Long Unit and similar institutions continue to adapt their practices to align with contemporary inmate care, rehabilitation, and community safety standards.  

As a vital component of the state’s correctional infrastructure, the Long Unit reflects the criminal justice system’s multifaceted nature. It underscores the importance of addressing the complex needs of inmates and the communities they will eventually rejoin.

The visitation schedule of Long Unit is as follows:

  • Saturday, Sundays, and State Holidays: 9 AM to 3 PM

For further information about the Lee State Prison, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Georgia Department of Corrections or utilize online inmate search platforms specific to the state of Georgia.



1434 Us Hwy 84 East

Ludowici, GA 31316


(912) 545-3777


(912) 545-3776





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