Inmates at Meherrin River Regional Jail are encouraged to stay in touch with their friends and family. There is no limit on outgoing mail; however, outgoing mail will be marked with "Meherrin River Regional Jail Inmate". When you are sending a letter please include the inmate's name and housing assignment (if known). Mail the letter to the following address:
Alberta Facility: Meherrin River Regional Jail, P.O. Box 189, Alberta, VA 23821
Mecklenburg Facility: Meherrin River Regional Jail, P. O. Box 338, Boydton, VA 23917
Mail is processed into and out of the jail Monday through Friday, provided that the U.S. Mail is operating, excluding holidays. The Mail Officer will open and search incoming inmate mail for contraband and all outgoing mail will be screened for contraband, for prevailing security reasons.
Inmates are authorized to receive letters, money orders, cards or pictures not to exceed 5x7 inches (no Polaroids). Outside subscriptions to newspapers, magazines, or soft back books that come directly from a publisher are allowed but must be pre-approved by the Mail Officer prior to ordering. Only one (1) magazine or newspaper subscription is allowed at a time. Inmates can possess three (3) personal pictures , one (1) magazine and one (1) book from the publisher.
Questions concerning inmate mail may be directed to our Mail Officer at extension 227