State Correctional Institution – Houtzdale

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State Correctional Institution - Houtzdale
Seal of the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.svg
LocationWoodward Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Security classMedium-Security
Managed byPennsylvania Department of Corrections

State Correctional Institution – Houtzdale is a 1500-bed correctional facility located outside Houtzdale in southern Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, along Pennsylvania Route 153.

Building SCI Houtzdale[edit]

The facility cost $70 Million[1] to construct and, when opened in January 1996, had a bed capacity of 1,587. As of June 2012 SCI Houtzdale is the third-largest correctional institution in the state of Pennsylviania holding upwards of 2,800 inmates.

Notable inmates[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Google News Search Excerpts - Retrieved 5/7/2011

Coordinates: 40°48′44″N 78°21′23″W / 40.81222°N 78.35639°W / 40.81222; -78.35639