South Carolina has a single type of federal correctional facility in the state, which is federal prisons. There are four federal prisons in South Carolina. Each one has a different level of custody and serves a specific demographic. These facilities hold felons who have broken federal laws and have been sentenced to prison time by the courts.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOB) is the government agency in charge of all federal correctional facilities, all inmates, and all South Carolina federal prison inmate records. They have a comprehensive website with lots of information, including a handy offender locator, so that anyone can perform a South Carolina federal prison inmate search at any time of day or night. Along with the inmate locator, they have a page for each facility with driving directions, visiting hours, information on how to send money, gifts, or receive phone calls from inmates.
There are four federal prisons in South Carolina. Each one is listed below with the number of inmates and levels of custody.