Lucile Plane State Jail

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Lucile Plane State Jail is a Texas Department of Criminal Justice state jail for women located in unincorporated Liberty County, Texas. It is located on Texas State Highway 321, 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Dayton. The facility, on an approximately 394-acre (159 ha) plot of land, is co-located with the Hightower Prison Unit and the Henley State Jail.[1] Plane is designed to hold 2,144 prisoners.[2] Plane, the first women's state jail to be opened in Texas, was dedicated in June 1995.[2]


Plane State Jail is one of the many Texas State jails under scrutiny for inhumane care and deficient medical support for prison population. [3] Federal Judge has ordered TDCJ to install air conditioning. TDCJ has been slow to comply. [4]

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Coordinates: 30°06′33″N 94°55′57″W / 30.10917°N 94.93250°W / 30.10917; -94.93250