Maury Correctional Institution

County: Greene
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 506, Maury, NC 28554
Street Address: 2568 Moore Rouse Road, Hookerton, NC 28538
Phone: 252-747-1400 

Inmate capacity: 1,504
Inmate gender: Male
Custody level: Close
Occupancy: April 2006

Maury Correctional Institution is a close and medium security prison for adult males located near Hookerton in Greene County.

It opened in April, 2006, becoming the fourth of six 1,000-bed facilities opened before 2008. A 504-bed medium-custody unit was completed after opening. The prison employs correctional officers, food service programs, medical/mental health, maintenance and administrative staff.

The facility is operated under the unit management system and is separated into six separate units. The Green Unit houses inmates assigned to residential mental health program, outpatient mental health regular population, and Veteran's dorm regular population. Blue Unit houses regular population and inmates with chronic medical problems. Red Unit houses inmates in Restrictive Housing and regular population. Gray Unit houses inmates in a Therapeutic Diversion Unit (TDU) and maximum control environment. All regular population offenders are afforded the opportunity to participate in various work assignments and programs to assist them with future reintegration back into the community.


The regular visitation schedule, by appointment only, is Tuesday - Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. and Tuesday - Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

Inmates who have not lost their visitation privilege and are housed on the Segregation Unit will receive their visitation by appointment Tuesday – Friday (9 – 10 a.m. 2 - 3 p.m.). The visit will be a maximum of one hour and will be held in the non-contact visitation area. To arrange the visit, the family member will contact the facility and ask for the Visitation Officer at 252-747-1445 at least 24 hours prior to the requested visit.  The Visitation Office hours for scheduling appointments is Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Special visits for Security Threat offenders will be non contact in the Segregation Visitation area for one hour, if privileges have not been taken.

Attorney and media visits will be handled by Support Services Captain with consultation/approval from the Facility Administrator. The attorney/media representative will fax a letter on their letterhead stating the offender that he/she wishes to visit, the requested date and time of the visit, and a copy of their credentials (driver license, professional license, etc.) to 252-747-1687 or 252-747-5807. Once approved, the attorney/media representative will be contacted. Those special visits will be approved for a maximum of two hours and will be held in the visitation area Monday through Friday.


From Raleigh: Take U.S. 70 to Goldsboro. Follow Hwy 13 N to Snow Hill, then take Hwy 13N/258N towards Farmville to Four Way Road, The prison is approximately 3 miles on the left.