Columbus Correctional Institution



Columbus Correctional Institution North Carolina

Columbus Correctional Institution

Columbus Correctional Institution is located in Whiteville North Carolina.  It is a medium security correctional facility that houses about 700 adult males.  Offenders can receive vocational training in masonry, computer repair, HVAC, plumbing, and human resources.  Additional education courses allow inmates to earn a GED while incarcerated.  Substance abuse counseling and treatment is offered through various programs for inmates.

Columbus Correctional Institution offers work assignments for inmates that include working on road crews, culinary services, and maintenance.  Additionally, offenders can work through the Correctional Enterprise program in a sewing and tailoring plant located on facility grounds.  Medical and dental services are additionally available to all inmates.

Visiting Hours at Columbus Correctional Institution:

Visiting for inmates at Columbus Correctional Institution is by appointment only.  Appointments must be made at least three days in advance by calling the visitation office at (910)-640-1879.  Up to three visitors including children may attend a visiting session at a time.  Visiting for general population occurs on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in three sessions from 8:30am-10:30am, 12pm-2pm, and 2:30pm-4:30pm.  Visiting also occurs in five sessions on Sundays at 8am-9am, 9:30am-10:30am, 12pm-1pm, 1:30pm-2:30pm, and 3pm-4pm.

Physical Address:

Columbus Correctional Institution
1255 Prison Camp Road 
Whiteville, NC 28472



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Columbus Correctional Institution
Box 8 
Brunswick, NC 28424