*Use P.O. Box 549 for inmate correspondence.
Hardeman County Correctional Center is owned by the Hardeman County Correctional Facilities Corporation, which contracts with Correctional Corporation of America for management of the institution. TDOC contracts for 1,976 medium security beds at this institution.
Inmates participate in academic and vocational programs, mental health programs, and various work programs much as they do at TDOC owned and operated facilities.
Two TDOC staff are located on site to monitor contract compliance and provide for those functions not delegatable to private entities under state law.
From I-40 West from Nashville (to East Memphis): Travel I-40 West to Exit 52. Turn right onto Highway 76. Go approximately 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Highway 179. Go 14 miles to the city of Whiteville. Turn left onto Main Street. Travel approximately 4 to 5 miles to Bass Street. Turn right. Follow to four lane highway. Cross over the four lane highway to Union Springs Road. Whiteville Elementary School will be on the right as you cross over. Go 2.5 miles. Hardeman County Correctional Facility is the second facility on the right.
From I-40 West from Nashville (to Jackson): Travel I-40 West to 45 By-Pass. Take the 45 By-Pass to Highway 45. Take Highway 45 South to Highway 18. Take Highway 18 South to Highway 100. Take Highway 100 West to Whiteville. Turn right on Highway 64. Turn left on Union Springs Road. Whiteville Elementary School will be on the corner as you turn. Go 2.5 miles. Hardeman County Correctional Facility is the second facility on the right.
From Memphis: Travel I-40 to Exit 18 (Somerville-Bolivar). Go 36 miles to Whiteville. Continue until you come to the Whiteville Elementary School on the right. Turn right onto Union Springs Road. Go 2.5 miles. Hardeman County Correctional Facility is the second facility on the right.
- Opened in 1997
- Security Designation - Medium
- Operating Capacity - 1,976
- Accredited by ACA