Lea County Correctional Facility

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Lea County Correctional Facility New Mexico

Lea County Correctional Facility

The Lea County Correctional Facility is a privately run prison under a contract with the New Mexico Department of Corrections and The GEO Group, Inc.  It is a medium security prison that houses 1,200 adult male offenders.  The prison itself is situated on a former air base used during WWII as a B-17 training base.  The prison is secured by two fences and a microwave intrusion detection system.  Inmates are housed in either double cells, or single cells.

Lea County Correctional Facility has a four medium security housing units, and a maximum security housing unit.  While incarcerated here offenders can participate in educational programs to earn a GED and vocational programs to learn a new workplace skill.  Additionally, inmates can receive mental health, and substance abuse treatment.

Visiting Hours at Lea County Correctional Facility:

All visitors must be on the inmate's approved visitation list prior to visiting the facility.

  • General Population
    • Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Holidays from 8:30am-3:30pm.
  • Housing Unit 4 (GP-4)
    • Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays from 8:30am-3pm.

Physical Address:

Lea County Correctional Facility
6900 West Millen
Hobbs, New Mexico 88244

Telephone:

(575)-392-4055

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Lea County Correctional Facility
6900 West Millen
Hobbs, New Mexico 88244