State Correctional Institution – Mahanoy

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State Correctional Institution - Mahanoy
LocationWest Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Security classMedium-Security
OpenedJuly. 1993
Managed byPennsylvania Department of Corrections

State Correctional Institution – Mahanoy is a 1,000 cell, all male, Medium-Security, correctional facility located along Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Construction of SCI-Mahanoy[edit]

Mahanoy was one of four[1] 1,000-bed medium-security correctional facilities constructed in Pennsylvania around the same time. The facility cost $117 Million to construct and is on a 222-acre tract of land that was originally leased by the county commissioners. Construction began in July 1991 and the prison opened two years later.

Notable inmates[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Schuylkill To Get New State Prison" – Reading Eagle, 5/8/1991 (Retrieved: 5/7/2011).

External links[edit]

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