Jails & Prisons in Beaufort, North Carolina

There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Beaufort, North Carolina, serving a population of 4,170 people in an area of 5 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 2,085 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 2 square miles.

In North Carolina, Beaufort is ranked 61st of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 54th of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Beaufort Jails & Prisons

Find Beaufort, North Carolina jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.


Carteret County Detention Facility 306 Craven Street Beaufort, NC

Carteret County Jail & Detention Center 239 Craven Street Beaufort, NC

About Carteret County Jails & Prisons

A Beaufort Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Beaufort, NC where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Beaufort Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Beaufort Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Beaufort inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Beaufort background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates