Whiteville Correctional Facility – Tennessee

Do you know someone locked up at Whiteville Correctional Facility?  Whiteville Correctional Facility is a state correctional facility in the Tennessee state prison system.  This site tells you info about everything one might want to know about Whiteville Correctional Facility,such as:  How to do a prison inmate search.  Visiting an inmate here.  The prison’s address and phone number.  Mailing or sending money to an inmate at Whiteville Correctional Facility.  And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Whiteville Correctional Facility
State: Tennessee
DOC: Tennessee Department of Correction

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Contact Information

Here you will find the street address and mailing address for Whiteville Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a package or letter to a prisoner at Whiteville Correctional Facility, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the location of Whiteville Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate to learn how to properly address the letter or package, and follow the right steps for sending a package or letter. If you do not use the appropriate steps, the letter or package could get sent back.

Whiteville Correctional Facility
1440 Union Spring Road 
Whiteville TN, 38075

Street Address / Prison Location


Whiteville Correctional Facility
1440 Union Spring Road P.O. Box 679
Whiteville TN, 38075

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (731) 254-9400

Map and Directions

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Use this address if you are going to visit an inmate. You should also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings below before you try to visit someone in prison.

Whiteville Correctional Facility
1440 Union Spring Road P.O. Box 679
Whiteville TN, 38075


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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t be able to call inmates, but, there are some times when it may be helpful to have the phone number to the facility.
(731) 254-9400

Prisoners may be able to make phone calls using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to send a fax to inmates, but there are cases when it is necessary to have the fax machine number to Whiteville Correctional Facility.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the general email address for Whiteville Correctional Facility. You cannot email prisoners at this email address. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, go to the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
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Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate you must follow an exact procedure to ensure that the email message gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates are not permitted to access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special steps that you must follow when mailing a letter or package to a prisoner. If you do not then the letters and packages might not get delivered.

Before you send anything, read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison staff will open and read and inspect all received general postal correspondence. Received general mail is able to be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to maintain safety and security or monitor any problems having to do with any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the proper format for how you should address mail to a prisoner at Whiteville Correctional Facility:

Whiteville Correctional Facility
1440 Union Spring Road 
Whiteville TN, 38075

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary that serves to provide inmates a bank account for prisoner money and for buying items not issued to inmates by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may send money into these Commissary accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners money through the postal service and have to send it to the following address and follow the directions shows below:

The deposit has to be in a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, in which the prisoner will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that do not have valid inmate information provided the envelope has an adequate return address. Cash and checks will not be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are from time to time transported to different correctional facilities in the state, so sometimes you might need to look up what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click the link below to locate an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Tennessee state prisons: Tennessee State Prisons

Tennessee Department of Correction Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Whiteville Correctional Facility, make sure you be aware of the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has its own policies for prison visitation and they get changed frequently. The procedures discussed here might be different when you are reading this, so you should also check Whiteville Correctional Facility’s website to read the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will make sure every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log before they enter the prison and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of visitors is required. Appropriate forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued photo I.D. is acceptable.

For everything listed below, check out the main correctional facility site as this information is updated often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Children, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Details about Whiteville Correctional Facility records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Information about Whiteville Correctional Facility death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


More information about Tennessee parole process coming.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Section about release procedures for Whiteville Correctional Facility coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Details about prison life to be added later.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A Whiteville Correctional Facility news section coming.


Whiteville Correctional Facility photos coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Whiteville Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Whiteville Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Whiteville Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a correctional facility? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility previously?

If so, go to: Whiteville Correctional Facility Jobs

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The official website: Whiteville Correctional Facility Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about Whiteville Correctional Facility inmate family resources will be posted ASAP.


Whiteville Correctional Facility history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Whiteville Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Tennessee State Prisons: Tennessee State Prisons

Whiteville Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Whiteville Correctional Facility Website
Whiteville Correctional Facility Jobs

Tennessee Department of Correction Links

Tennessee Department of Correction Main Website
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Directory
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Map
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Jobs
Tennessee Department of Correction Prison Inmate Search
Tennessee Department of Correction Most Wanted

Tennessee Department of Correction Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Tennessee State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Tennessee State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Tennessee State Prison Inmates
Tennessee State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Whiteville Correctional Facility

Have you ever been a prisoner in Whiteville Correctional Facility? Do you have a friend or family member that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at Whiteville Correctional Facility?

If yes, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write about your prison experience because others will know what to expect.

Things you might want to write in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are currently incarcerated here, include your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.

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