Prison Facility Information

North Carolina

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North Carolina Prisons

North Carolina Prison Population: 54,374

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North Carolina Prison Mail Rules:
  • D.0310(c) Possible threats to safety and security
  • Policies & Procedures. Chapter D. Section .0300 Title: Use of Inmate Mail (09/01/06)
  • No hardbound pubs larger than 8.5' x 11' or 2' thick. Large softbound pubs are OK. No hardbound or spiral bound pubs in disciplinary segregation.
  • Policy & Procedures. Chapter G. Section .0300 Title: Administrative Remedy Procedure (09/24/07)
  • Under Lock & Key No. 22 (Sept/October 2011) on MLDP until 10/12/2012
  • Under Lock & Key No. 20 (May/June 2011) on MLDP until 6/29/2012
  • Under Lock & Key No. 23 (Nov/December 2011) on MLDP until 12/12/2012
  • Under Lock & Key No. 24 (January/February 2012) on MLDP until 2/14/2013
  • MIM Theory 11: Amerikkkan Prisons on Trial on MLDP until 1/23/2013
  • Under Lock & Key No. 27 (August/September 2012) on MLDP until 8/16/2013
  • MIM Theory 13: Revolutionary Culture on MLDP until 8/28/2013
  • ULK 69 banned
  • ULK 68 banned
  • ULK 67 banned
  • ULK 66 banned
  • more info on mail rules

North Carolina Prison News

North Carolina Facility Listing

Facility Mailing Addresses Facility Rules Records of Censorship Prisoner Reports Control Units
Albemarle Correctional Center
  • PO BOX 458 Badin, NC 28009-0458
  • PO BOX 460 Badin, NC 28009-0460
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Alexander Correctional Institution
  • P.O. Box 909 Taylorsville, NC 28681-0909
  • 633 Old Landfill Rd Taylorsville, NC 28681-8420
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Anson Correctional Center PO Box 189 Polkton, NC 28135-0189
Asheville Correctional Center 169 Devenport Road Asheville, NC 28806-2956
Avery/Mitchell Correctional Center 600 Amity Park Rd Spruce Pine, NC 28777-6211read reports
Bertie Correctional Institution (Bertie CI) PO Box 129, 218 Cooper Hill Road Windsor, NC 27983-0129
Bladen County Detention Center PO Box 396 Elizabethtown, NC 28337-0396
Brown Creek Correctional Institution PO Box 310 Polkton, NC 28135-0310
Buncombe County Detention Center (BCDF) 20 DAVIDSON DR ASHEVILLE, NC 28801-3031click for rules
Cabarrus Correctional Center PO Box 158 Mt Pleasant, NC 28124-0158
Caldwell Corrections Center 480 Pleasant Hill Rd Lenoir, NC 28645-7449
Caledonia Correctional Institution P.O. Box 137 Tillery, NC 27887-0137
Caledonia Correctional Institution - Minimum PO Box 222 Tillery, NC 27887-0222
Carteret Correctional Center PO BOX 220 NEWPORT, NC 28570-0220
Caswell Correctional Center
  • 444 County Home Rd Blanch, NC 27212-8488
  • PO Box 217 Yanceyville, NC 27379-0217
Catawba County Detention Facility PO Box 385 Newton, NC 28658-0385
Central Prison
  • 4260 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-4260
  • 1300 Western Blvd Raleigh, NC 27606-2148
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Cherokee County Detention Center 577 Regal St Murphy, NC 28906-9039read reports
Cleveland Correctional Center 260 Kemper Rd Shelby, NC 28152-8997
Columbia Correctional Institution Box 900 Portage, NC 53901-0900
Columbus Correctional Institution PO Box 8 Brunswick, NC 28424-0008
Craggy Correctional Center (Craggy CC) 2992 Riverside Dr. Asheville, NC 28804-8601read reports
Craven Correctional Institution (Craven CI) PO Box 839 Vanceboro, NC 28586-0839
Cumberland County Jail 204 Gillespie St Fayetteville, NC 28301-5646
Dan River Prison Work Farm 981 Murray Rd Blanch, NC 27212-8106
Dan River Prison Work Farm P.O. Box 820 Yanceyville, NC 27379-0820
Eastern Correctional Institution PO Box 215 Maury, NC 28554-0215
Foothills Correctional Institution 5150 Western Ave Morganton, NC 28655-9696click for rulesread reports
Fountain Correctional Center 300 Fountain School Rd Rocky Mount, NC 27801-8916
Franklin Correctional Institution P.O. Box 155 Bunn, NC 27508-0155
Gaston Correctional Center (Gaston CC) 520 Justice Court Dallas, NC 28034-9364
Gaston County Jail 425 Dr. MLK Jr. Way Gastonia, NC 28052-2333click for rules
Greene Correctional Institution (Greene CI) PO Box 39 Maury, NC 28554-0039read reports
Greensboro Detention 201 S Edgeworth St Greensboro, NC 27401-2315
Greensboro Jail 401 W SYCAMORE ST GREENSBORO, NC 27401-2227
Guilford Correctional Center 4250 Camp Burton Rd McLeansville, NC 27301-9755
Harnett Correctional Institution
  • 1210 E McNeill St Lillington, NC 27546-9184
  • PO Box 1569 Lillington, NC 27546-1569
Harnett County Jail PO Box 399 Lillington, NC 27546-0399
Hillsbourough 125 Court St Hillsbourough, NC 27278-2510
Hoke Correctional Institution (Hoke CI) PO Box 700 Raeford, NC 28376-0700read reports
Hoke County Jail PO Box 300 Raeford, NC 28376-0300
Hyde Correctional Institution (Hyde CI) P.O. Box 278 Swan Quarter, NC 27885-0278
Iredell County Jail PO BOX 287 Statesville, NC 28677-0287
Johnston Correctional Institution 2465 US HIGHWAY 70 W Smithfield, NC 27577-7617click for rules
Lanesboro Correctional Institution PO Box 280 Polkton, NC 28135-0280read reports
Lincoln Correctional Center 464 Roper Drive Lincolnton, NC 28092-7706
Low Security Correctional Institution P.O. Box 999 Butner, NC 27509-0999
Lumberton Correctional Institution
  • 75 Legend Rd Lumberton, NC 28358-9006
  • PO Box 1649 Lumberton, NC 28359-1649
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Marion Correctional Institution (Marion CI) 355 Old Glenwood Rd Marion, NC 28752-7766read reports
Maury Correctional Institution (Maury CI)
  • 2568 Moore Rouse Rd Hookerton, NC 28538-7276
  • PO Box 506 Maury, NC 28554-0506
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McDowell County Detention Center 593 Spaulding Rd Marion, NC 28752-5194
Mecklenburg County Jail P.O. Box 34429 Charlotte, NC 28234-4429click for rules
Montgomery County Jail 206 Glen Rd Troy, NC 27371-8321
Morrison Correctional Institution
  • PO Box 169 Hoffman, NC 28347-0169
  • 1573 McDonald Church Rd Hoffman, NC 28347-9011
Mountain View Correctional Institution 545 Amity Park Rd Spruce Pine, NC 28777-6210read reports
Nashville Correctional Institution P.O. Box 600 Nashville, NC 27856-0600
NC Correctional Institution for Women 1034 Bragg St Raleigh, NC 27610-3846read reports
Neuse Correctional Institution (Neuse CI)
  • PO BOX 2087 Goldsboro, NC 27533-2087
  • 701 Stevens Mill Rd Goldsboro, NC 27530-9712
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New Hanover Correctional Center P.O. Box 240 Wilmington, NC 28402-0240
North Piedmont Correctional Center for Women 1420 Raleigh Rd Lexington, NC 27292-4904
Odom Correctional Institution (Odom CI) 485 Odom Rd Jackson, NC 27845-9555
Orange Correctional Center (Orange CC) PO Box 1149 Hillsborough, NC 27278-1149
Pamlico Correctional Institution 601 N 3rd St Bayboro, NC 28515-9497read reports
Pasquotank Correctional Institution 527 Commerce Dr Elizabeth City, NC 27906-8327read reports
Pender Correctional Institution (Pender CI) PO Box 1058 Burgaw, NC 28425-1058click for rulesread reports
Piedmont Correctional Institution 1245 Camp Road Salisbury, NC 28147-9223
Polk Correctional Institution PO Box 2500 Butner, NC 27509-1500click for rulesread reports
Raleigh prison 4285 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-4200click for rulesread reports
Randolph Correctional Center 2760 US Hwy 220 Bus S Asheboro, NC 27205-0820
Rivers Correctional Institution (Rivers CI) PO Box 630 Winton, NC 27986-0630read reports
Robeson Correctional Center PO Box 1979 Lumberton, NC 28359-1979
Rowan Correctional Center 4750 S Main St Salisbury, NC 28147-9386
Rutherford Correctional Center PO Box 127 Spindale, NC 28160-0127
Sampson Correctional Institution
  • PO BOX 1109 Clinton, NC 28329-1109
  • PO Box 1108 Clinton, NC 28329-1108
Sanford Correctional Center PO BOX 2490 Sanford, NC 27330-2490
Scotland Correctional Institution
  • 22385 McGirts Bridge Rd Laurinburg, NC 28352-6602
  • PO Box 1808 Laurinburg, NC 28353-1808
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Southern Correctional Institution
  • 272 Glen Rd Troy, NC 27371-8321
  • P.O. Box 786 Troy, NC 27371-0786
Surry County Jail PO Box 827 Dobson, NC 27017-0827
Tabor Correctional Institution (Tabor CI) 4600 Swamp Fox Hwy W Tabor City, NC 28463-8667click for rulesread reports
Tarboro City Jail 3005 Anaconda Rd Tarboro, NC 27886-8837
Tillery Correctional Center PO Box 222 Tillery, NC 27887-0222
Transylvania County Detention Center (TCDC) 153 Public Safety Way Brevard, NC 28712-6801
Tyrell Prison Work Farm P.O. Box 840 Columbia, NC 27925-0840
Wake Correction Center
  • 1000 Rock Quarry Rd Raleigh, NC 27610-3826
  • PO Box 2479 Raleigh, NC 27602-2479
Warren Correctional Institution (Warren CI)
  • P.O. Box 399 Manson, NC 27553-0399
  • PO BOX 728 Norlina, NC 27563-0728
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Wayne Correctional Center PO Box 8011 Goldsboro, NC 27533-8011read reports
Western Youth Institution Drawer 1439 Morgantown, NC 28680-1439