Facility Openings and Closures

  YEAR    
FACILITY

  Facility listings are openings unless indicated otherwise.
1860State Penitentiary (later named Central Correctional Institution)
1892Wateree River Correctional Institution (Replaced original building in 1952)
1938Stevenson Correctional Institution
1951Walden Correctional Institution
1962Manning Correctional Institution later renamed Manning Reentry and Work Release Center
1964Harbison Correctional Institution for Women
1964Pre-Release Center (renamed a decade later to the Watkins Pre-Release Center)
1965Mid-State Pre-Release Center (replaced by Campbell in 1975)
1965The State Penitentiary was renamed the Central Correctional Institution
1966MacDougall Correctional Institution, a Youth Correctional Center
1966Midlands Reception and Evaluation Center (originally the Reception and Evaluation Center)
1968Blue Ridge Community Pre-Release Center
1968Maximum Detention Retraining Center
1969Givens Youth Correctional Institution
1970Coastal Community Pre-Release Center
1970Goodman Correctional Institution, originally designated for older inmates
1970Piedmont Community Pre-Release Center
1971Catawba Community Pre-Release Center
1973Duncan Correctional Center
1973Harbison Correctional Institution closed
1973New Prospect Correctional Center
1973Northside Pre-Release Center
1973Savannah River Community Pre-Release Center (Later renamed Lower Savannah Community Pre-Release Center)
1973Women's Correctional Institution
1974Cherokee Correctional Center
1974Hillcrest Correctional Center includes Intake Service Center
1974Greenville Central Camp
1974Greenwood County Prison Camp later renamed Greenwood Correctional Center later renamed Greenwood unit at Leath
1974Laurens County Prison camp which SCDC later renamed Laurens Correctional Center
1974Lexington Correctional Center
1974Oaklawn Correctional Center
1974Travelers Rest Correctional Center
1975Aiken Youth Correctional Center
1975Campbell Pre-Release Center replaced the Mid-State Community Pre-Release Center
1975Greenville Central Camp no longer noted in the SCDC Institutional Listing
1975Kirkland Correctional Institution later renamed to Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center
1975Lower Savannah Pre-Release Center
1975Mid-State Pre-Release Center closed replaced by Campbell
1975New Prospect Correctional Center closed (Inmates transferred to Northside)
1975Palmer Pre-Release Center
1975Sumter Correctional Center later renamed North Sumter Correctional Institution
1976Maximum Detention Retraining Center no longer noted in the SCDC Institutional Listing
1979North Sumter Correctional Institution closed
1980Cherokee Correctional Center closed
1980Duncan Correctional Center closed
1980Dutchman Correctional Institution
1980Laurens Correctional Center closed
1980Lexington Correctional Center closed
1981Hillcrest Correctional Center closed
1981Oaklawn Correctional Center closed (Inmates transferred to Perry Correctional Institution)
1981Perry Correctional Institution
1981Travelers Rest Correctional Center closed
1982Livesay Pre-Release Center (Replaced Piedmont Community Pre-Release Center)
1983Cross Anchor Correctional Institution
1983State Park Correctional Institution
1985Gilliam Psychiatric Hospital, located in Kirkland Correctional Institution
1986Lieber Correctional Institution
1987McCormick Correctional Institution
1987Midlands Reception and Evaluation Center closed
1988Broad River Correctional Institution with a Reception and Evaluation  Component
1989Allendale Correctional Institution
1989Evans Correctional Institution
1991Leath Correctional Institution
1993Lee Correctional Institution
1994Central Correctional Institution closed
1994Greenwood Unit at Leath closed
1994Turbeville Correctional Institution
1995Ridgeland Correctional Institution
1995Trenton Correctional Institution
1997Aiken Youth Correctional Center closed
1997Blue Ridge Pre-Release Center closed
1997Kershaw Correctional Institution
1999Dutchman and Cross Anchor merged and renamed Tyger River Correctional
2001Givens Correctional Institution closed
2001Goodman Correctional Institution converted to house females from State Park
2001State Park Correctional Institution for females closed
2002Women's Correctional Institution renamed Camille Griffin Graham Correctional
2007Livesay Pre-Release Center and Northside Correctional Institution merged and became Livesay A & B
2012Stevenson Correctional Institution merged with Walden Correctional Institution
2012Watkins Pre-Release Center closed
2014Campbell Pre-Release closed
2015Coastal Pre-Release closed
2016Manning Correctional Institution renamed Manning Reentry and Work Release Center
2016Lower Savannah Pre-Release closed
2016Walden Correctional Institution closed
2017Catawba Pre-Release Center closed