01 North Third Street
Bayboro, NC 28515
Pamlico Correctional Institution opened in 1998 as a private prison owned and operated by Corrections Corporation of America. In October 2000 the Department of Correction assumed operational management.
Pamlico Correctional Institution is a medium custody facility staffed by 266 employees. There are two housing units for the regular population, with 430 inmates housed in each unit. The segregation unit has 24 single cells for administrative or disciplinary segregation. The protective custody unit has 24 cells.
Pamlico Correctional Institution is committed to the mission of the North Carolina Department of Correction. Our primary objective is to protect the public. We prepare inmates for transition and re-entry by providing educational and personal growth opportunities. Pamlico Community College provides a variety of courses. Vocational classes include Electrical Wiring, Masonry, Carpentry, Re-upholstery, Plumbing, Horticulture, and Information Systems. Adult Basic Education and GED classes prepare inmates for the General Education Diploma. Rehabilitation and treatment programs include Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Napoleon Hill, Anger Management, and Thinking for a Change.
VISITATION is by appointment only. Visits are scheduled by calling 252-745-5538 , Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, and then from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Visitors (adults and children) must be on the inmate’s approved visitation list before a visit will be scheduled. Normally, the number of approved visitors is limited to three. Visits must be scheduled within seven (7) days of the visitation date requested. The visitation schedule effective October 23, 2010 is as follows, as seating allows:
Unassigned Regular population inmates (not assigned to school or an incentive wage job)
(Visitors must check in at the gatehouse before 9:15 a.m.)
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Assigned regular population inmates (assigned to school or an incentive wage job)
(Visitors must check in at the gatehouse before 8:45 a.m.)
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Saturday – 1:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Protective Custody inmates:
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
There may be times when a special visit may be warranted due to distance traveled by family and/or friends. Special visits may be requested by calling the visitation phone number.
DIRECTIONS: Pamlico CI is located in Bayboro, approximately 18 miles east of New Bern.
From Raleigh, take US Hwy 70 East to New Bern. As you start across the Neuse River bridge, take the US Hwy 17 North exit for (Bridgeton/Bayboro). After crossing the bridge, take the NC Hwy 55 exit to Bayboro. In Bayboro, turn left on 3rd Street at the traffic light, right beside the courthouse. Go one mile and Pamlico CI is on the left.
From Greenville, take Hwy 43 South to Vanceboro. Once through Vanceboro, take Us Hwy 17 South to Bridgeton, then take the Hwy 55 exit to Bayboro. In Bayboro, turn left on 3rd Street at the traffic light, right beside the courthouse. Go one mile and Pamlico CI is on the left.