State Correctional Institution – Frackville

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State Correctional Instuition - Frackville
Seal of the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.svg
Location Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Security class Maximum-Security
Capacity 500
Opened 1987
Managed by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

State Correctional Institution – Frackville is a maximum-security correctional facility for males off of Interstate 81 in rural Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Construction and Development of SCI-Frackville[edit]

Construction of SCI-Frackville cost $33 Million[1] to construct and spurred development of motels and other businesses in the area.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "New State Prison Spurring Other Development" - Reading Eagle, 6/15/1986 (Retrieved 5/7/2011)

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Coordinates: 40°46′18″N 76°12′32″W / 40.77167°N 76.20889°W / 40.77167; -76.20889