South Carolina Federal Prisons | Federal Prisons in South Carolina

South Carolina houses four stand-alone federal prisons and four federal prison camps. Each of these South Carolina federal prisons is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. In total, 4,189 inmates are housed inside federal prisons in South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Prisons by Security Level

Medium-Security Federal Prisons in South Carolina

  • FCI Bennettsville (Bennettsville, SC)
  • FCI Edgefield (Edgefield, SC)
  • FCI Estill (Estill, SC)
  • FCI Williamsburg (Salters, SC)

Minimum-Security Federal Prisons in South Carolina

  • FCI Bennettsville Camp (Bennettsville, SC)
  • FCI Edgefield Camp (Edgefield, SC)
  • FCI Estill Camp (Estill, SC)
  • FCI Williamsburg Camp (Salters, SC)
South Carolina Federal Prisons | Federal Prisons in South Carolina

Federal Prisons in South Carolina

FCI Bennettsville

Federal Correctional Institution Bennettsville is a medium-security level federal prison located in Bennettsville, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Bennettsville is a Medical Care Level 1 prison. It houses 1,170 male inmates.

FCI Bennettsville Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Bennettsville Camp is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Bennettsville, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Bennettsville Camp is a Medical Care Level 1 prison. It houses 83 male inmates.

FCI Edgefield

Federal Correctional Institution Edgefield is a medium-security level federal prison located in Edgefield, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Edgefield is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 1,150 male inmates.

FCI Edgefield Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Edgefield Camp is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Edgefield, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Edgefield Camp is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 356 male inmates.

FCI Estill

Federal Correctional Institution Estill is a medium-security level federal prison located in Estill, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Estill is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 115 male inmates.

FCI Estill Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Estill Camp is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Estill, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Estill is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 187 male inmates.

FCI Williamsburg

Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg is a medium-security level federal prison located in Salters, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Williamsburg is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 1,124 male inmates.

FCI Williamsburg Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg Camp is a minimum-security level federal prison located in Salters, South Carolina. It is overseen by the Southeast Regional Office. FCI Williamsburg Camp is a Medical Care Level 2 prison. It houses 106 male inmates.

List of Federal Prisons in South Carolina

There are four federal prisons in South Carolina as well as four federal prison camps. The Southeast Regional Office of the Federal Bureau of Prisons oversee all of these institutions. By clicking on the below links, you will be taken to each facility’s detailed profile, where you can learn about specific facility offerings, information, and contact details.

Bennettsville FCI

Federal Correctional Institution Bennettsville is located in northeastern South Carolina in Marlboro County near the town of Bennettsville. It is about 70 miles from Myrtle Beach and 100 miles from the state capital of Columbia. This medium-security facility serves male inmates, as does the adjacent minimum-security satellite camp. As is the case nationally and in other South Carolina federal prisons, inmates must attain their GED if they do not have a high school diploma. In addition, they must hold down a prison job and participate in life skills education and self-improvement courses while incarcerated.

Bennettsville Prison Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Bennettsville is located in northeastern South Carolina in Marlboro County near the town of Bennettsville. It is about 70 miles from Myrtle Beach and 100 miles from the state capital of Columbia. This minimum-security WORK CAMP serves male inmates, as does the adjacent MEDIUM-security correctional institution. Those living here are nonviolent and generally only have a few years remaining on their sentences. They live in dormitory-style housing and are expected to do work that supports the facility, in addition, to taking life skills and education courses.

Edgefield FCI

Federal Correctional Institution Edgefield is located in Edgefield County, South Carolina, about 25 miles north of Augusta, Georgia. This medium-security facility houses male inmates and contains a minimum-security work camp, also for male offenders. As is the case with other federal prisons in South Carolina, FCI Edgefield requires everyone incarcerated there to hold down a job and pursue educational and vocational goals. In the past, members of the local community have assisted those interested in learning the fundamentals of business development. The goal is to increase offenders’ knowledge and skills to maximize their chances of successful reintegration into society upon their release.

Edgefield Prison Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Edgefield Camp is located in Edgefield County, South Carolina, about 25 miles north of Augusta, Georgia. This minimum-security camp lies adjacent to a medium-security correctional facility—both house male offenders. The camp features fewer rules and security restrictions and dormitory-style housing units. Nevertheless, those incarcerated there must work and are required to take academic and life skills improvement courses.

Estill FCI

Federal Correctional Institution Estill, located in Hampton County, South Carolina, in the town of Estill, is a medium-security facility and adjoining minimum-security satellite camp for male offenders. It is approximately 50 miles north of Savannah, Georgia, and 95 miles south of the state capital of Columbia, South Carolina. Like everyone serving time in South Carolina federal prisons, inmates here must pursue educational and life skills goals and are required to have prison jobs. The money they earn from work can be used in the prison commissary, which offers nonessential food and consumer items.

Estill Prison Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Estill Camp, located in Hampton County, South Carolina, in Estill, is a minimum-security satellite work camp and adjoining medium-security correctional institution for male offenders. It is approximately 50 miles north of Savannah, Georgia, and 95 miles south of Columbia, South Carolina. The nonviolent offenders incarcerated here must be employed in a prison job and participate in life skills and educational/vocational classes designed to bring about a successful reintegration into the community upon their release.

Williamsburg FCI

Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg is in Salters, South Carolina, 90 miles southeast of Columbia, the state capital. This medium-security facility serves male inmates, as does the minimum-security satellite work camp adjacent to it. Although security precautions and inmate controls are more relaxed than in high-security prisons, offenders are still expected to maintain ongoing prison employment and participate in educational, vocational, and self-improvement programs.

Williamsburg Prison Camp

Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg Camp is in Salters, South Carolina, 90 miles southeast of Columbia, the state capital. This minimum-security satellite work camp serves male inmates, as does the medium-security facility adjacent to it. Those living at the camp are considered nonviolent and generally have a short amount of time remaining to serve. Even so, they must maintain prison employment and participate in educational, vocational, and life skills classes designed to maximize the chances of successful re-entry into their communities upon their release.

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