Hyde Correctional Institution

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 278, Swan Quarter, NC 27885
Street Address: 
620 Prison Road, Fairfield, NC 27826
Phone: 252-926-1810
Inmate capacity: 648
Custody level: Minimum


Visitation is by appointment only. All visitors must have an approved application and be on the offender’s visitation list. Visitation appointments can be made up to 14 days in advance, but not less than 48 hours in advance. Please contact the Visitation Officer at 252-352-2747 or 252-352-2744 to schedule an appointment.

Calls to schedule appointments will be taken:

Monday and Tuesday:             9:00 am to 11:00 am

                                                2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Wednesday and Thursday:   11:00 am to 12:00 pm

                                               2:00 pm to 3:00 pmt.   
Family Visitation Schedule: 
Tuesday through Saturday from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Offenders can have no contact when assigned to restrictive housing.

Visitation procedures: All visitors must successfully satisfy the metal detection, and pat and frisk procedures. Proper identification for adults and children must be provided. All identification cards must be current. Foods, drinks, bags, purses, and coin purses are not allowed to enter the facility. Visitors may bring in small denomination bills and change to purchase food and drink from the vending machines.  Offenders cannot have visits when assiged to restrictive housing.


From Raleigh and points west: Take US 264 East to Rose Bay. Turn left onto Turnpike Road and travel about 3 miles to the intersection. Turn left onto Piney Woods Road. Continue for about 1.5 miles and turn left onto Prison Camp Road. The facility will be on the right. For GPS purposes, type in 620 Prison Camp Road, Fairfield, NC.


Hyde Correctional Institution opened as a medium security institution for adult males in 1997. A minimum security unit was added in 1999. In 2019, the facility was converted totally to a minimum security facility. 

Hyde CI provides a variety of programs for offenders including Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Career Readiness, Anger Management, Reaching out from Within, Thinking for a Change, and Father Accountability. In collaboration with Beaufort Community College, the facility provides Adult Basic Education, General Education Development, Fork Lift and Horticulture classes.