Kentucky houses five stand-alone federal prisons and five federal prison camps. Each of these Kentucky federal prisons is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. In total, 6,123 inmates are housed inside federal prisons in Kentucky.

Kentucky Federal Prisons | Federal Prisons in Kentucky

Kentucky Federal Prisons by Security Level

High-Security Federal Prisons in Kentucky

  • USP Big Sandy (Inez, KY)
  • USP McCreary (Pine Knot, KY)

 

Medium-Security Federal Prisons in Kentucky

  • FCI Manchester (Manchester, KY)

 

Low-Security Federal Prisons in Kentucky

  • FCI Ashland (Ashland, KY)

 

Minimum-Security Federal Prisons in Kentucky

  • FCI Ashland Camp (Ashland, KY)
  • USP Big Sandy Camp (Big Sandy, KY)
  • FMC Lexington Camp (Lexington, KY)
  • FCI Manchester Camp (Manchester, KY)
  • USP McCreary Camp (Pine Knot, KY)

 

Administrative-Security Federal Prisons in Kentucky

  • FMC Lexington (Lexington, KY)

 

Federal Prisons in Kentucky

FCI Ashland

Federal Correctional Institution Ashland (FCI Ashland) is a low-security level federal prison located in Ashland, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. FCI Ashland is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 955 male inmates.

 

FCI Ashland Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Ashland Camp (FCI Ashland Camp) is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Ashland, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. FCI Ashland Camp is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 116 male inmates.

 

USP Big Sandy

United States Penitentiary Big Sandy (USP Big Sandy) is a high-security level federal prison located in Inez, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. USP Big Sandy is a Medical Care Level 1 prison. It houses 1,249 male inmates.

 

USP Big Sandy Camp

United States Penitentiary Big Sandy Camp (USP Big Sandy Camp) is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Inez, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. USP Big Sandy Camp is a Medical Care Level 1 prison. It houses 32 male inmates.

 

FMC Lexington

Federal Medical Center Lexington (FMC Lexington) is an administrative-security level federal prison located in Lexington, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. FMC Lexington is a Medical Care Level 3/4 prison. It houses 1,134 male inmates.

 

FMC Lexington Camp

Federal Medical Center Lexington Camp (FMC Lexington Camp) is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Lexington, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. FMC Lexington Camp is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 150 female inmates.

 

FCI Manchester

Federal Correctional Institution Manchester (FCI Manchester) is a medium-security level federal prison located in Manchester, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. FCI Manchester is a Medical Care Level 1 prison. It houses 973 male inmates.

 

FCI Manchester Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Manchester Camp (FCI Manchester Camp) is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Manchester, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. FCI Manchester Camp is a Medical Care Level 1 prison. It houses 99 male inmates.

 

USP McCreary

United States Penitentiary McCreary (USP McCreary) is a high-security level federal prison located in Pine Knot, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. USP McCreary is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 1,307 male inmates.

 

USP McCreary Camp

United States Penitentiary McCreary Camp (USP McCreary Camp) is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Pine Knot, Kentucky. It is overseen by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. USP McCreary Camp is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 108 male inmates.