Lorain Correctional Institution

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Lorain Correctional Institution
Location2075 South Avon-Belden Road, Grafton, Ohio
Managed byOhio Department of Corrections

The Lorain Correctional Institution is a state prison in Grafton, Ohio, United States. It is run by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction as a reception & distribution center for the northern half of the state.[1] It stands adjacent and to the north of Ohio's Grafton Correctional Institution.

As of August 2013 Lorain was called one of the state's most overcrowded prisons. In a facility designed for 1089 prisoners, Lorain housed 1473 and stood at 135% capacity, reflecting overcrowded conditions in all of Ohio's state prisons.[2]


  1. ^ "Lorain Correctional". Archived from the original on 2000-12-11.
  2. ^ "Report: Lorain Correctional deals with 'extreme overcrowding,' raising security concerns". 7 August 2013.

Coordinates: 41°17′01″N 82°00′56″W / 41.2836°N 82.0155°W / 41.2836; -82.0155