Ely State Prison

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Updated on: January 24, 2021

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Location 4569 North State Route 490PO Box 1898, Ely, NV, 89301
Official Website http://doc.nv.gov/Facilities/ESP_Facility/

Ely, Nevada is home to the Ely State Prison. The Ely State Prison is known as a maximum-security state prison that is home to adult male offenders only.

As of today, the Ely State Prison is licensed to house over 1183 maximum-security male inmates.

The Ely State Prison is commonly referred to as Ely since it sits in the town of Ely.

The Ely State Prison is encompassed by a thirty-foot wall that is made from concrete along with having a few armed guard towers.

The Ely State Prison is one of the biggest facilities in all of Nevada state.

The Ely State Prison has a garment shop that they operate. Inmates from the Ely State Prison will have the chance tow or in the garment shop.

Inmates will also be able to partake in one of the following vocational training programs:

  • Building Maintenance

  • Computers

  • Custodial

  • Electric

  • Horticulture

  • Flooring

  • Masonry

  • Printing

Offenders will also have access to the following:

  • Substance Offender Counseling

  • Sex Offender Counseling Treatment/Counseling

Ely State Prison — General Information

Facility Name Ely State Prison
Facility Type State Prison
Address 4569 North State Route 490PO Box 1898, Ely, NV, 89301
Capacity 1183
Facility Type Adult
City Ely
Postal Code 89301
State Nevada
County White Pine County
Official Website http://doc.nv.gov/Facilities/ESP_Facility/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

To ensure your letter and/or package gets to the Ely State Prison with little to no worries please make sure you have your return address along with ensuring you use the following mailing address as well.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID Number

Ely State Prison

4569 North State Route 490PO Box 1898, Ely, NV, 89301

Please keep in mind that all incoming mail will be thoroughly examined and read by a correctional officer.

Sending Money

You are more than welcome to send money orders to the facility and from there the correctional officers can deposit them into the inmate’s trust fund account, so the inmate can use them at the commissary or purchase phone cards.

Phone calls

One of the few things an inmate can do is phone home. Inmates will have 15-minutes a day to call their loved ones back home.


You will need to call the Ely State Prison to find out when visitation for the inmates are.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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