The Southampton County Jail is a maximum security facility which is rated to house 57 inmates. The Jail is designed to house those persons who are sentenced up to 12 months. Those with longer sentences are housed at the Jail until they are transferred into the Virginia Department of Corrections. It is an all male facility. Female offenders are sent to other facilities that accommodate female offenders.
The inmate need to provide each visitor’s name to the jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of visitors as an Authorized visit. All visitors will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.The Southampton County Jail visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to visit the official jail site before you go.