List Of Prison Facilities in South Carolina

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in South Carolina. The state of South Carolina has 262 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



304 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

South Carolina has a staggering imprisonment rate of 304 per 100,000 people. A total of 27,454 people are currently incarcerated in South Carolina. 26,389 other convicts are on probation and 4,638 are on parole. View recent arrests in South Carolina.

Search any prison in South Carolina using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

South Carolina Prison and Jail System

South Carolina has 95 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. South Carolina also has 3 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 1 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 155 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In South Carolina By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 26,389
Parole 4,638
Life Sentence 2,436
Total Incarcerated 27,454

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 15,021
Female 963

How To Use The South Carolina Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in South Carolina has never been easier, we have 262 prisons in South Carolina. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in South Carolina. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In South Carolina

You can visit an Inmate in South Carolina only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

South Carolina DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  • Use connectNetwork to send money to the inmate. You can use a debit/credit card or bank account for payment. Find more information at connectNetwork Site. You can also call 888.988.4768 and make a payment.
  • You can also use mobile apps by Connect Network Android devices and iPhone and iPad.
  • Walk-in into a Kiosk of Connect Network. CN has over 26000 locations nationwide, including any Walmart, ACE, or Kmart Kroger centre.
  • Jpay also provides an option to send money to Colorado prisons using their site.

Contact An Inmate in South Carolina by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In South Carolina

262 Facilities in South Carolina are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In South Carolina

This is full list of prisons in South Carolina. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in South Carolina