Lieber Correctional Institution

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Lieber Correctional Institution
Location136 Wilborn Avenue
Ridgeville, South Carolina
Managed bySouth Carolina Department of Corrections

The Lieber Correctional Institution is a maximum-security state prison for men located in Ridgeville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, owned and operated by the South Carolina Department of Corrections.[1]

The facility was opened in 1986 and has a capacity of 1488 inmates held at maximum security. Lieber has also housed South Carolina's death row inmates since April 12, 1997, when they were moved from Broad River Correctional Institution. In September 2017, death row inmates were moved to Kirkland Correctional Institution.


  1. ^ "Lieber Correctional Institution". South Carolina Department of Corrections. Retrieved 9 August 2016.

Coordinates: 33°05′09″N 80°17′27″W / 33.085774°N 80.290699°W / 33.085774; -80.290699