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Locations

The NRC has its Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, and a number of other offices around the United States. Business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. except weekends and Federal holidays. These locations pages contain the information you need to call, write, or visit us, including directions to the facility.

A map image of the NRC Regions consisting of a map of the USA with abbreviated state designations, broken into 4 sections (regions) designated as Region I, Region II, Region III and Region IV; a gold star on the image denotes the location of NRC Headquarters; a red dot on the image denotes the location of one of the 4 NRC Regional Offices; a white square on the image denotes the location of the Technical Training Center.  A bulleted list below the map image includes the following: Nuclear Power Plants: Each regional office oversees the plants in its region except the Callaway plant in Missouri and the Grand Gulf plant in Mississippi, which Region IV oversee. Materials Licensees: Region I oversees licensees and Federal facilities located geographically in Region I and Region II. Region III oversees licensees and Federal facilities located geographically in Region III. Region IV oversees licensees and Federal facilities located geographically in Region IV. Nuclear Fuel Processing Facilities: Region II oversees all the fuel processing facilities in the region and those in Illinois, New Mexico, and Washington. Region II also handles all construction inspectors' activities for new nuclear power plants and fuel cycle facilities in all regions.

  • The four-building headquarters complex in Rockville, Maryland, houses our headquarters staff and our Public Document Room.
  • The Region I Office in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, oversees our regulatory activities in the northeastern United States.
  • The Region II Office in Atlanta, Georgia, oversees our regulatory activities in the southeastern United States.
  • The Region III Office in Lisle, Illinois, oversees our regulatory activities in the northern midwestern United States.
  • The Region IV Office in Arlington, Texas, oversees our regulatory activities in the western and southern mid-western United States.
  • The NRC Technical Training Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, provides training for the staff in various technical disciplines associated with the regulation of nuclear materials and facilities.

The NRC also has onsite inspectors permanently stationed at each nuclear facility that it regulates.

You can contact us by phone, fax, or e-mail.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Monday, June 16, 2014