Sierra Conservation Center

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Sierra Conservation Center (SCC)
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Aerial View
LocationTuolumne County,
near Jamestown, California
(also near Copperopolis)
Coordinates37°53′26″N 120°32′16″W / 37.8906°N 120.5378°W / 37.8906; -120.5378Coordinates: 37°53′26″N 120°32′16″W / 37.8906°N 120.5378°W / 37.8906; -120.5378
Population2,528 (65.9%) (as of July 31, 2022[1])
Managed byCalifornia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
WardenHunter Anglea[2]

Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) is a 420-acre (170 ha) state prison located in Tuolumne County, California, near the unincorporated community of Jamestown. Programs offered to prisoners include education, firefighting training, and sewing. [3]

Location of Jamestown in Tuolumne County, and Tuolumne County in California

As of July 31, 2022, SCC was incarcerating people at 65.9% of its design capacity, with 2,528 occupants.[1]


  1. ^ a b "California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: Monthly Report of Population As of Midnight July 31, 2022" (PDF). California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Internal Oversight and Research. July 31, 2022. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 5, 2022. Retrieved September 5, 2022.
  2. ^ CDCR. "CDCR - Sierra Conservation Center (SCC)". Retrieved 2018-05-05.
  3. ^ CDCR. "CDCR - Sierra Conservation Center (SCC)". Retrieved 2018-04-21.

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