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Lyon County, KS Jail and Prison System

Address: 266 Water Street, Eddyville, KY 42038
E-mail: CommonwealthServiceDesk@ky.gov
Phone: 270-388-2211
Fax: 270-388-5529
Website: http://corrections.ky.gov/depts/AI/KSP/Pages/default.aspx
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kystatepenhelpwanted/

Kentucky State Penitentiary is a Maximum security level State Prison located in the city of Eddyville, Kansas. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under Kansas state and federal laws. The State Prison was opened in 1889 Kentucky State Penitentiary has a total population of 856, being the th largest facility in Kansas.

The facility is part of Eddyville, KY judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

Visit Kansas inmate search page for statewide information.

  • 856 Population
  • 348 Employees
  • Eddyville, KY Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Kentucky State Penitentiary?

Locating an Inmate in Kentucky State Penitentiary

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Kentucky State Penitentiary is to contact the State Prison for information on the inmate or visit them online at https://www.bop.gov/.

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Kentucky State Penitentiary Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Kentucky State Penitentiary inmate contact the facility directly via 270-388-2211 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Kentucky State Penitentiary State Prison has visiting hours on Thursdays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the State Prison directly.

Visiting a Kentucky State Penitentiary inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours
ThuSpecial Security Unit (Death Row): 7:30 AM - 1:45 PM
FriProtective Custody: 7:30 AM - 1:45 PM
SatGeneral Population and Outside Detail: 7:30 AM - 1:45 PM (except 1st and 3rd Saturdays) Protective Custody: 7:30 AM - 1:45 PM (1st Saturday of each month) Special Security Unit (Death Row): 7:30 AM - 1:45 PM (3rd Saturday of each month)
SunGeneral Population and Outside Detail: 7:30 AM - 1:45 PM

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Kentucky State Penitentiary.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the State Prison administration at 270-388-2211. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at CommonwealthServiceDesk@ky.gov.

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.