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Granville County, NC Jail and Prison System

Polk Correctional Institution is a Close security level State Prison located in the city of Butner, North Carolina. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under North Carolina state and federal laws. The State Prison was opened in 1997 Polk Correctional Institution has a total population of 904, being the 12th largest facility in North Carolina. The facility has a capacity of 1,208 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Polk City, FL judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 904 Population
  • 524 Employees
  • 1,208 Capacity
  • Polk City, FL Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Polk Correctional Institution?

Locating an Inmate in Polk Correctional Institution

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Polk Correctional Institution is to contact the State Prison for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Polk Correctional Institution Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Polk Correctional Institution inmate contact the facility directly via 919-575-3070 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Polk Correctional Institution State Prison has visiting hours on Tuesdays, Thursdays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the State Prison directly.

Visiting a Polk Correctional Institution inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours
Tue1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thu1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Polk Correctional Institution.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the State Prison administration at 919-575-3070.

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.

For sending a mail or a care package to an Polk Correctional Institution State Prison inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Inmate Name, ID Number Polk Correctional Institution Box 2500 Butner, NC 27509