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List of Washington state prisons


List of Washington state prisons

This is a list of state prisons in Washington housing adult inmates administered by the Washington State Department of Corrections (WADOC).[1] It does not include federal prisons, county jails, or juvenile facilities located in Washington.


  • Current Prisons 1
  • Closed Prisons 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Current Prisons

The Department currently operates 12 adult prisons, of which 10 are male institutions and 2 are female institutions.[1] The Department confines nearly 16,000 offenders in these facilities, with each varying in size and mission across the state.[2]

Facility Location Year Opened Major Facility Population Gender Capacity Custody Level(s)
Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) Airway Heights 1992 Yes Male 2,258 MI-2
Cedar Creek Corrections Center (CCCC) Littlerock 1954 No Male 480 MI-2
Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) Clallam Bay 1985 Yes Male 858 Medium
Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC) Connell 1992 (MSU)
2009 (MSC)
Yes Male 2,468 MI-2
Larch Corrections Center (LCC) Yacolt 1956 No Male 480 MI-2
Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW) Belfair 2005 No Female 305 MI-2
Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) Monroe 1910 Yes Male 2,400 MI-2
Olympic Corrections Center (OCC) Forks 1968 No Male 378 MI-2
Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) Aberdeen 2000 Yes Male 1,936 MI-2
Washington Corrections Center (WCC) Shelton 1964 Yes Male 1,268 Medium
Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) Gig Harbor 1971 Yes Female 738 MI-2
Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) Walla Walla 1886 Yes Male 1,968 MI-2

Closed Prisons

The following prisons are no longer in operation by the Department of Corrections.[3][4]

Facility Location Year Opened Year Closed Major Facility Population Gender Capacity Custody Level(s)
Ahtanum View Corrections Center (AVCC) Yakima 1997 2010 No Male 120 Assisted Living
McNeil Island Corrections Center (MICC) Steilacoom 1875* 2011 Yes Male 853 Medium
Pine Lodge Corrections Center for Women (PLCCW) Medical Lake 1979 2010 No Female 359 MI-2
  • McNeil Island was opened in 1875 by the U.S. Government as a federal Penitentiary. WSDOC signed a lease in 1981 to use the island, which was officially deeded to the State of Washington in 1984.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Prisons - Locations." Washington State Department of Corrections. Retrieved on March 3, 2011.
  2. ^ "Learn More About Prisons." Washington State Department of Corrections. Retrieved on March 3, 2011.
  3. ^ "Ahtanum View moves with the times." Yakima Herald-Republic. Retrieved on March 3, 2011.
  4. ^ "Maple Lane School, Pine Lodge Prison closed; RHCs spared." WSLC. Retrieved on March 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "McNeil Island Corrections Center." Washington State Department of Corrections. Retrieved on March 3, 2011.

External links

  • Washington State Department of Corrections
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