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Mailing Address:
500 Ike Steele Road
Wewahitchka, Florida

(850) 639-1000
FAX: (850) 639-1182


James Blackwood

Chaplain's Office
(850) 639-1475

Florida Department of Corrections

Gulf Correctional Institution

County: Gulf

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Directions: Take I-10 to Exit 142 (SR-71 South) approximately 42 miles to Stone Mill Creek Road. Turn right off Hwy-71 onto Stone Mill Creek Road. Institution is approximately three miles from Hwy-71. Please Note: GPS systems and mapping sites such as MapQuest, Bing Maps, or Google Maps sometimes provide incorrect directions to our prison facilities. Please use the above directions when traveling to this prison.

Historical Information: This facility was established in 1992 and houses adult male inmates. Gulf Forestry Camp is under the supervision of Gulf C.I. and employs 69 staff members. Gulf Forestry Camp's address: 3222 DOC Whitfield Road Wewahitchka Fl 32465.

Total Staff (on 1/13):  335

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 7/12
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Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 6
Cell Housing Units 3
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,568
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 5
Self Contained Housing Units Yes
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 5
Psychological Grades 1 through 2
Wheelchair Capabilities No
Hearing Impaired Capabilities No

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Community Work Squads:

Dept. of Transportation No
Public Work Squads Yes
Interagency Community
Service Work Squads
Contracted Work Squads Yes

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