Grady, AR Varner Unit View

The Varner Unit is a high-security state prison for men of the Arkansas Department of Correction in Varner,[1] Choctaw Township, unincorporated Lincoln County, Arkansas, United States. It is located along U.S. Highway 65,[2] near Grady,[3] and 28 miles (45 km) south of Pine Bluff.[2] The prison can house over 1,600 prisoners, and it includes a 468-bed supermax (Super Maximum Security) facility.[4] The supermax and non-supermax facilities are separate from one another.[5] The Varner Unit Supermax houses male inmates scheduled for execution in Arkansas, currently performed by lethal injection. The actual executions take place at the nearby Cummins Unit.[6] The female death row is located at the McPherson Unit.[7] Varner is one of the state of Arkansas's "parent unit"s for male prisoners; it serves as one of several units of initial assignment for processed male prisoners.

Varner Unit Contact Details

Address: P.O. Box 600, Lincoln, AR
City: Grady
Zip: 71644
Phone 1: 870-575-1800
Type: State Prison