Ohio Reformatory for Women

Ohio Reformatory
for Women

1479 Collins Avenue
Marysville, Ohio 43040
Phone:(937) 642-1065
Fax (937) 642-7678


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Institutional Information

Date Opened 1916
Total Acreage 257.8
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Security Staff 276
Total Staff 479
GRF Budget $44,368,743
(subject to monthly review and adjustment)
Daily Cost Per Inmate $42.66
Population as of 02/12 2,311
Black Inmates 558
White Inmates 1,735
Other Inmates 18
Escapes/Walkways 2011 0
Security Levels
1’s – 1,149
2’s – 851
3’s – 309
4’s – 1
Death Row 1

Security Level Descriptions:

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



  • Wednesday – Sunday       7:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (Morning Session)
    12:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. (Afternoon Session)
  • Visitors must be processed in no later than 9:30 a.m. for morning visiting sessions and 2:30 p.m. for afternoon visiting sessions.
  • Each session will count as one visit.
  • 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.


  • Visiting reservations are required for all visiting sessions.
  • Reservations are accepted 60 days in advance.
  • Approved visitors may make a reservation by email or phone.  For phone reservations, please call             866-286-0033      .  The visiting reservation line is answered daily between the hours of 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. For email reservations, beginning October 6, 2010, please email –
  • Please allow 48 hours for a return email confirmation.
  • Visitors are not permitted to make reservations when arriving or leaving the visiting hall.
  • Each visitor is permitted one reservation per month.
  • A confirmation number will be given at the time of reservation and must be provided to the visiting officer when arriving for a visit.
  • Visiting is limited to a maximum of 5 visitors per inmate at one time, unless special arrangements have been made in advance.

  Institution-Specific Visiting Information

  • Visitors are limited to only visiting during one session, as specified at the time of reservation.  Half-day visits will be enforced to permit other visiting reservations to be honored.
  • Each visitor is permitted one visit per month.
  • Visiting is limited to a maximum of 5 visitors per inmate at one time, unless special arrangements have been made in advance.