List of California state prisons

The following is a list of state prisons in California. It does not include federal prisons or county jails located in the state of California.

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list of U.S. federal prisons falling under the jurisdiction of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The list does not include military prisons, state prisons, jails, or prisons operated under contract to BOP by private companies or local governments.
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Jail, or gaol (especially in Australia), or remand prison, is a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government.
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Avenal State Prison (ASP) is a state prison in California, USA. Opened in January 1987, it is low-medium security (Level II) prison. In 2002/2003, ASP had a budget of $98 million and 814 correctional officers. Designed for 2,320 inmates, it now houses over 7,620.
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The California Institution for Men (CIM), sometimes referred to simply as "Chino", is a male-only state prison in Chino, California, USA.

Located in San Bernardino County in the city of Chino, CIM opened in 1941 on a 2,500-acre site, making the facility California's fourth
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The California Institution for Women (CIW) is a female-only state prison in California, USA. Located near the city of Corona in Riverside County, CIW was designed to hold 1,026 prisoners and as of 2003 housed 1,589.
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The California Men's Colony ("CMC") is a male-only state prison in California, USA. It is located north of San Luis Obispo, California, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

CMC is a level I, II, and III prison, with an east and west yard.
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California State Medical Corrections Facility, also known as CMF, is the state's largest prison hospital. CMF is the older of the two prisons in Vacaville, California. It has been in operation for about 50 years.
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Location: 4001 King Avenue Corcoran, California 93212
Coordinates: Coordinates: Corcoran State Prison - Google Map
Status: Online
Security class: state penitentiary
Capacity:
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Sacramento State Prison is a state prison in California, USA.

On October 10, 1986 an expansion to Folsom State Prison (FSP) was completed on a 1,200-acre site in the FSP grounds in Represa, Sacramento County.
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Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison (SATF) is a state prison in California, USA. Opened in August 1997, it is a drug treatment prison where 100% of the inmates are in worker programs. In 2002/2003, ASP had a budget of $101 million and 899 correctional officers.
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Corcoran, California
Location in Kings County and the state of California
Coordinates:
Country United States
State California
County Kings
Area
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Calipatria State Prison (CSP) is a state prison facility in Calipatria, California, USA. Located in the Imperial Valley of southeastern California, CSP opened in 1992.
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Centinela State Prison is a men’s state prison in California, USA. It is located in Imperial County, California. [1]

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LAT: 37° 5'35.99"N, LONG: 120° 9'1.75"W
ZIP CODE: 93610
Central California Women's Facility is a state prison located near Chowchilla, California (5 miles southeast from the airport), and houses 3,887 females.
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The Chuckawalla Valley State Prison is located south of Interstate 10, west of Blythe, California. The prison opened in December 1988 and covers 1,735 acres. Although the prison was designed to hold 1,738 inmates, in 2002-2003 it had 3,700 prisoners, and a staff of 898.
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Deuel Vocational Institution, also known as "DVI" or sometimes "Tracy", is a California state prison located in Tracy, San Joaquin County, California.

The facility was opened in 1953 and named for the late California state Senator Charles Deuel who sponsored legislation
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Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) is located in Delano, California and is adjacent to North Kern State Prison. Kern Valley is a Level IV Maximum Security institution. This prison currently houses 2,448 inmates with a design capacity of 4,791.
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Mule Creek State Prison is a prison which opened in 1987, located in Ione, California. This prison is the current home of Lyle Menendez, Patrick Kearney, Robert John Bardo, Herbert Mullin, and Charles "Tex" Watson.

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North Kern State Prison (NKSP) is a state prison facility in California, USA. Located near Delano in Kern County, NKSP opened in 1993 on a 640-acre site.

It was designed for 2,892 inmates, but now houses over 5,000.

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Pelican Bay State Prison is a California State Prison that houses some of California's most dangerous inmates.

The prison is a "supermax" facility located in the northwestern part of the state near Crescent City, Del Norte County, on 275 acres (1.1 km²).
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Pleasant Valley State Prison, or PVSP, is a minimum/medium security state prison in California, USA. Located in Coalinga, Fresno County, it opened in November 1994.
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San Quentin State Prison is located on 432 acres (1.7 km²) on Point Quentin in Marin County, California, United States, north of San Francisco. San Quentin State Prison was opened in July 1852, and is the oldest prison in California.
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The Valley State Prison for Women (VSPW) is a female-only state prison in California, USA.

It was opened in April of 1995 on a 640-acre site in the San Joaquin Valley and was designed to hold up to 1,980 inmates.
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Location San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
Nearest city San Francisco, California
Coordinates
Area 18.86 acres (0.
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