FCI Butner Medium II Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: December 4, 2021

The FCI Butner Medium II or also known as the Butner Federal Prison is classified as a medium-security facility that also runs a prison camp that oversees minimum-security inmates.

The FCI Butner Medium II is home to the Butner in North Carolina.

Between the two facilities they can house just over 1402 offenders. The FCI Butner Medium II can comfortably house just under 1402 offenders and the camp can comfortably house just under 1402 offenders.

When the FCI Butner Medium II first opened it was meant to house maximum-security inmates and was once known as the largest maximum-security facilities in all the United States. However, the status of this facility changed in 2005.

In the FCI Butner Medium II, they offer several services and programs. These include the following:

  • Self-Improvement Classes

  • Educational Programs

  • Vocational Training

  • Apprenticeships

  • Parenting Classes

  • Release Preparation Courses

  • Recreational Activities

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
FCI Butner Medium II

FCI Butner Medium II Prison Information

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Jail Name FCI Butner Medium II
Jail Type Federal Prison
State North Carolina
County Granville
Web Page website
Address OLD NC HWY 75 BUTNER, NC, 27509
City Butner
Zip 27509
Phone 919-575-8000

Sending a Mail/Care Package

To send mail to the camp or the main campus, please use the following mailing address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

FCI Butner Medium II OR FCI Butner Medium II Satellite Camp


If you use the physical address for the facility, your mail will be refused and sent back to the post office.

All incoming mail will be required to have a return address on the envelope as well.

Sending Money

Sending money to an offender in the FCI Butner Medium II is easy as pie now. All you need to do is either use MoneyGram or Western Union. You can do so by going to the local kiosk, online, or over the phone.

Please be aware that there is a service fee to use this service.

Phone calls

Phone calls will be a maximum of 15-minutes in length. You will not be permitted to use call features such as three-way calling, call forwarding, and call waiting.

All calls will be subjected to monitoring or recording by a staff with the facility.


You will only be permitted to visit the offender at the FCI Butner Medium II between the hours of 8 am to 3 pm during Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sundays, along with holidays.

The camp will only have visitation on Saturday, Sunday, and Mondays.

All inmates will have 24 visiting points at the start of each month. Every hour of visiting during the weekdays will cost them 1 point. Every hour of visiting on the weekends will cost them 2 points.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday — 2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.