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The Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility (NENMCF) is dedicated to maintaining the highest quality of corrections. NMCD’s primary goal is public safety, and the staff at the facility are committed to supporting that goal through dedication and the highest ethical standards.

The Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility is 179,624 square-feet and is located on 15 acres just four miles southeast of Clayton, NM. The facility can be accessed by Highway 87 (Texas Highway) with the facility located on the north side of the road. If utilizing Highway 56/64 (Oklahoma Highway) the facility will be located on the south side of the road. The facility is located approximately one mile down Dr. Michael Jenkins Road from either highway. The Level III designated facility is owned by the Town of Clayton, and was constructed in 2007. The facility received its first inmate in August 2008.

Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith

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Visitation Information  

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Contact Us & Inmates

The Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility

Phone 575.374.4005
Fax 575.374.4010

Physical Address

185 Dr. Michael Jenkins Road
Clayton, New Mexico 88415 

Inmate mail information

For directions on sending mail to an inmate, click here


How to put money on an inmate account?

An approved visitor can send a money order with the inmates name and number to the facility.