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Rutherford Correctional Center



Rutherford Correctional Center North Carolina

Rutherford Correctional Center

Rutherford Correctional Center is located in Spindale North Carolina.  It is a minimum security prison that houses 236 adult male inmates.  Offenders are housed in a dormitory setting.  Select offenders housed at Rutherford Correctional Center can work in the community, work on road crews, and participate in the work release program.  The work release program allows inmates to work a job in the surrounding community during the day and report back to the prison at the end of their shift.

Rutherford Correctional Center offers substance and alcohol abuse treatment through Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous, and the DART program.

Visiting Hours at Rutherford Correctional Center:

Visitation at Rutherford Correctional Center is on a rotating schedule according to the first letter of the inmate's last name.  Visits occur on the following schedule:

  • January, February, March
    • Saturdays 1pm-3pm inmates A-L
    • Sundays 1pm-3pm inmates M-Z
  • April, May, June
    • Saturdays 1pm-3pm inmates M-Z
    • Sundays 1pm-3pm inmates A-L
  • July, August, September
    • Saturdays 1pm-3pm inmates A-L
    • Sundays 1pm-3pm inmates M-Z
  • October, November, December
    • Saturdays 1pm-3pm inmates M-Z
    • Sundays 1pm-3pm inmates A-L

Physical Address:

Rutherford Correctional Center
549 Ledbetter Road 
Spindale, NC 28160



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Rutherford Correctional Center
Box 127 
Spindale, NC 28160