United States Penitentiary (USP) – Big Sandy Visiting Information:
The following schedule will be utilized for inmates with social visits for the USP and SCP:
a. General Population Inmates
Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Holidays 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Social visitors will not be processed before 8:00 a.m.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Visitors will not be processed after 2:00 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
Inmates will not be called to the Visiting Room between 9:30 a.m. and the completion of the 10:00 a.m. count.
b. Special Housing Unit Inmates
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (When a holiday falls on Friday)
No time limit unless space availability is limited.
United States Penitentiary (USP) – Big Sandy Description:
The United States Penitentiary (USP) Big Sandy, located in Inez, Kentucky, is a high security facility housing male inmates. An adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp houses male inmates.
USP Big Sandy is located in eastern Kentucky approximately 133 miles from Frankfort, 140 miles from Lexington, and 321 miles from Washington, DC.