Sheridan Correctional Center

Coordinates: 41°31′01″N 88°41′08″W / 41.516994°N 88.685429°W / 41.516994; -88.685429
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Sheridan Correctional Center
Location4017 E 2603rd Road
Sheridan, Illinois
Opened1941; reopened 2004
Managed byIllinois Department of Corrections

The Sheridan Correctional Center is a medium-security state prison for men located in Sheridan, LaSalle County, Illinois, owned and operated by the Illinois Department of Corrections.[1]

The facility runs unique programs for substance abuse and mental health issues.[2]

The extensive grounds (75 buildings on a total of 270 acres) were first opened in 1941 as a juvenile facility. It was run as the "Illinois State Reformatory at Sheridan" from 1949 through 1953, and the "Illinois Industrial School for Boys" from 1953 through 1973.


  1. ^ "Sheridan Correctional Center". Illinois Department of Corrections. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  2. ^ Caufield, Kevin (17 February 2014). "An exclusive peek inside a prison like no other (video)". LaSalle Illinois News-Tribune. Retrieved 7 August 2016.

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