Prison

Mission Statement


The mission of Effingham County Prison is to provide housing, care and treatment, effective programming, and a labor force that supports our local government. Under contract with the Georgia Department of Corrections, Effingham County Prison houses 192 nonviolent inmates that have a sentence ranging from a few months to a few years.
County Prison

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)


Public Safety


The Effingham County Prison staff take great pride in our duty to protect the citizens of our community. This is accomplished through a team of caring professionals that provides a safe, secure, and structured environment for our staff and inmates. The public is encouraged to call the Prison Administration Office at 912-754-2108 should they have any questions or concerns regarding the inmates or the facility.