Jails & Prisons in Washington, North Carolina

There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Washington, North Carolina, serving a population of 9,721 people in an area of 9 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 4,860 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 4 square miles.

In North Carolina, Washington is ranked 89th of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 82nd of 959 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Washington Jails & Prisons

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


Beaufort County Detention Center 112 West 2nd Street Washington, NC

Beaufort County Jail 210 North Market Street Washington, NC

About Jails & Prisons

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