State Correctional Institution – Smithfield

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State Correctional Institution - Smithfield
Seal of the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.svg
Location Smithfield Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Security class Close-Security
Capacity 1850[1]
Opened 1988
Managed by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

State Correctional Institution – Smithfield is a Close-Security[2] correctional facility for men on the grounds of SCI-Huntingdon, near Huntingdon in the Allegheny Mountains. SCI Smithfield was opened in 1988 during a "growth spurt of the "bursting at the seams" correctional system in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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  1. ^ "No Quick Relief In Sight for crowded County Jail" - Pittsburgh Press - 1/26/1988 (Retrieved 5/6/2011)
  2. ^ PA Department of Corrections - SCI Smithfield

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Coordinates: 40°29′55″N 78°02′07″W / 40.49861°N 78.03528°W / 40.49861; -78.03528