Foothills Correctional Institution

The Foothills Correctional Institution State Prison is located in Burke County, NC. The facility was opened in 1994. It has 440 employees a capacity of 858 inmates. The population consists of male offenders.

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Mailing to Inmates and Staff

For sending parcels, please include the following info on the package:

Address 1:
  • Inmate Name, ID Number
  • Foothills Correctional Institution
  • 5150 Western Avenue
  • Morganton, NC 28655

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
TuesdayRegular Population:
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Segregation and Non-Contact Visits:
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM or
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
WednesdayRegular Population:
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Segregation and Non-Contact Visits:
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM or
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ThursdayRegular Population:
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Segregation and Non-Contact Visits:
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM or
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FridayRegular Population:
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Segregation and Non-Contact Visits:
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM or
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
SaturdayRegular Population:
8:00 AM - 9:00 Am
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
SundayMinimum Custody Unit:
8:30 AM or 1:30 PM (according to the first letter of the inmate's last name)

Foothills Correctional Institution Contact Details

Address: 5150 Western Avenue, Burke County, NC
City: Morganton
Zip: 28655
Phone 1: 828-438-5585
Fax 1: 828-438-5598
Type: State Prison
Inmate Gender: Male Offenders
Capacity: 858