Nathaniel J. Neal Unit

Coordinates: 35°14′28″N 101°44′14″W / 35.241008°N 101.737111°W / 35.241008; -101.737111
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Nathaniel J. Neal Unit
Location9055 Spur 591
Amarillo, Texas address
Security classG1, G2, G4
OpenedDecember 1994
Managed byTexas Department of Criminal Justice
WardenSergio Perez
Asst. Warden = Charles Bristow

The Nathaniel J. Neal Unit is a state prison for men located in unincorporated Potter County, Texas,[1] near Amarillo. It is owned and operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.[2] This facility was opened in December 1994, and a maximum capacity of 1732 male inmates held at various security levels. Sergio Perez, Senior Warden - Charles Bristow, Assistant Warden.

The prison is immediately adjacent to the state's Clements Unit.

The Neal Unit was closed due to "maintenance" issues in 2020 and set to re-open in 2022, it has not been opened since.


  1. ^ "2020 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Potter County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. p. 35 (PDF p. 36/39). Retrieved 2022-08-15. Nathaniel J Neal Unit
  2. ^ "Nathaniel J. Neal Unit". Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Retrieved 23 August 2016.

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