Southern State Correctional Facility (New Jersey)

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Southern State Correctional Facility
Location4295 Route 47
Delmont, New Jersey
StatusOpen
Capacity2000
Opened1983
Managed byNew Jersey Department of Corrections

Southern State Correctional Facility (SSCF) was a prison for men located in Delmont, Maurice River Township, New Jersey, United States.[1][2][3] It was a part of the New Jersey Department of Corrections. It was adjacent to Bayside State Prison.[3]

Its operations began in 1983. Its buildings consisted of prefabricated units. Prisoners lived in dormitory housing as opposed to individual cells.[4] It closed in 2022.

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  1. ^ "Southern State Correctional Facility." New Jersey Department of Corrections. Retrieved on September 27, 2011. "4295 ROUTE 47 DELMONT, NEW JERSEY 08314"
  2. ^ "2020 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Maurice River township, NJ" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. p. 4 (PDF p. 5/6). Retrieved 2022-08-01. Southern State Corr Faclty
  3. ^ a b Martins, John. "Bridgeton doesn't want Camden's state inmates." The Press of Atlantic City. May 23, 2007. Retrieved on September 27, 2011. "Southern State Correctional Facility, located next to Bayside State Prison but technically in the township's Delmont area, had a population of about 2000."
  4. ^ "Contact Us." New Jersey Department of Corrections. Retrieved on September 27, 2011. ""

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Coordinates: 39°13′01″N 74°55′26″W / 39.217051°N 74.923753°W / 39.217051; -74.923753