Hocking Correctional Facility

Hocking Correctional Facility

P. O. Box 59
16759 Snake Hollow Rd
Nelsonville, Ohio 45764
Phone (740) 753-1917
Fax (740) 753-4277


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Hocking Correctional Facility Institutional Information

Date Opened 1983
Total Acreage 18.3
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Security Staff 83
Total Staff 149
FY12 GRF Budget $14,227,154
(subject to monthly review and adjustment)
Daily Cost Per Inmate $82.10
Population as of 12/11 450
Black Inmates 99
White Inmates 349
Hispanic Inmates 2
Other Inmates 0
Escapes/Walkways 2011 0
Security Levels
1’s – 212
2’s –
3’s –

Security Level Descriptions:

  • 1 = Minimum Security
  • 2 = Medium Security
  • 3 = Close Security
  • 4 = Maximum Security
  • 5 = Administrative Maximum

Hocking Correctional Facility Visiting


  • Wednesday – Sunday         8:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Session A)
    11:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Session B)
  • Visitors must be processed in no later than 9:45 a.m. for Session A and 2:00 p.m. for Session B.
  • Visiting is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and all State Holidays.
  • Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.


  • Effective April 7, 2010, visiting reservations are strongly encouraged for all visiting sessions but a limited number of walk-in visitors may be allowed based on available space.
  • Visitors may reserve one or both sessions for a day.  Reserving both sessions in one day will count as one visit.
  • Reservations are accepted 30 days in advance.
  • Approved visitors may make a reservation by calling             (740) 753-0422       from Wednesday through Sunday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Reservations may also be made with the front entry officer at the conclusion of a visit.
  • Visitors with reservations who arrive more than one hour late will be treated as walk-in visitors.
  • Walk-in visitors may use any unreserved visiting table.

  Hocking Correctional Facility Institution-Specific Visiting Information

  • Courtyard visiting is subject to weather conditions.
  • Visiting is limited to a maximum of five visitors per inmate at one time, unless special arrangements have been made in advance.
  • There is a $50 limit allowed in the visiting room, to be used in the vending machines.  The vending card machine initially requires a $5 bill to obtain a vending card, after which other bill denominations may be used.

  • Pacific Telephone Company provides discount inmate telephone call services to Hocking Correctional Facility, and other jails throughout America.

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