Jails & Prisons in Newport, North Carolina

There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Newport, North Carolina, serving a population of 4,631 people in an area of 8 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 2,315 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 3 square miles.

In North Carolina, Newport is ranked 63rd of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 76th of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Newport Jails & Prisons

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


Carteret Correctional Center 1084 Orange Street Newport, NC

Carteret County Corrections 1084 Orange Street Newport, NC

About Carteret County Jails & Prisons

A Newport Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Newport, NC where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Newport Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Newport 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 Newport inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Newport background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates