Rutledge State Prison


Rutledge State Prison, located in Columbus, Georgia, has a rich history dating back several decades. Initially built in response to the increasing inmate population, it is currently a medium security institution that can house up to 640 adult males. The Georgia Department of Corrections manages the prison, which operates various facilities across the state.

The facility opened in 1976 and has since been critical in rehabilitating and managing offenders. As part of its commitment to creating a safer Georgia, the Department of Corrections provides opportunities for inmates to engage in educational and vocational programs to reduce recidivism.                 

The visitation at Rutledge State Prison in Georgia typically occurs on:

  • Saturdays, Sundays, and state-recognized holidays: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Visitation schedules may require advanced notice to ensure a smooth visitation process.
  • The cutoff time for requesting visitation for the upcoming week is Wednesdays at 5:00 PM.
  • Inmates are generally allowed up to 4 hours per month.

For further information about the Rutledge 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.



7175 Manor Road

Columbus, GA 31907


(706) 568-2340


(706) 568-2126



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