Hocking Correctional Facility

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Hocking Correctional Facility
Location 16759 Snake Hollow Road
Nelsonville, Ohio
Status open
Security class specialized (geriatric)
Capacity 481
Opened 1983
Managed by Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Hocking Correctional Facility is an Ohio state prison located in Ward Township, Hocking County, just north of Nelsonville, Ohio. This prison is used primarily to safely incarcerate the state's aging prison population. The prison was opened in 1983 and employs a staff of 70. The prison's operating budget for 2007 is $13,867,468; and the daily cost per inmate is $80.94. The prison, as of April 2007, currently houses 481 inmates. Of these: 111 are African American, 363 are Caucasian, and 7 are Latino.

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Coordinates: 39°28′13″N 82°13′33″W / 39.47028°N 82.22583°W / 39.47028; -82.22583