Pickens County SC Prison

County Jail

Last Updated: April 17, 2023
182 Prison Camp Road, Pickens, SC 29671
bobbiep@pickens.lib.sc.us , rpeppers@co.pickens.sc.us

Pickens County SC Prison is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Pickens County SC Prison basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 864-898-5935

The Pickens County SC Prison is a low-security detention center located at 182 Prison Camp Road Pickens, SC which is operated locally by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Pickens County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Pickens Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

The Mission of the Pickens County Prison is to provide quality services that improve and enhance the safety, cleanliness, health and quality of life in our community through inmate labor while developing work ethic, job skills, and employment opportunities in an effort to eliminate re-incarceration.


Safety: Operate a safe, secure and efficient prison in accordance with state and federal laws.

Self-sufficiency: Work to lower operational costs through self-sustaining work using the tools and resources available to improve the daily operations of the prison while striving to build competent, well-trained and effective correctional officers.

Rehabilitation: Develop skills among the inmate population to foster personal growth in family, finances, work-ethic and job placement in an attempt to eliminate re-incarceration.

Work Release: Develop a thriving work release program that places significant value on family court inmates and their dependents.


a. Due to security reasons we do not give out release dates. You can obtain this information from the inmate.

b. Unless deemed an emergency by staff, we will not pass along messages to inmates. In all non-emergency information should be handled through the mail.

c. Inmates may release some of their property to an individual designated by the inmate. Property may be picked up Monday – Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm

Inmate Locator

Pickens County SC Prison publishes the names of the inmates currently in their facility in South Carolina. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content to access and utilize any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Pickens County SC Prison - Visitation at 182 Prison Camp Road, Pickens, SC

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm

All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 864-898-5935 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

Inmates are allowed 2 visitors per day

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