San Quentin State Prison

Local nameSan Quentin State Prison
LocationCalifornia, USA

San Quentin State Prison is a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation state prison for men, located north of San Francisco in the unincorporated town of San Quentin in Marin County.

Opened in July 1852, San Quentin is the oldest prison in California. The state's only death row for male inmates, the largest in the United States, is located at the prison. It has a gas chamber, but since 1996, executions at the prison have been carried out by lethal injection, though the prison has not performed an execution since 2006. The prison has been featured on film, radio drama, video, podcast, and television; is the subject of many books; has hosted concerts; and has housed many notorious inmates.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Quentin_State_Prison

Official Website https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Facilities_Locator/SQ.html

Phone (415) 454-1460

Address (Unnamed Road), 94964, United States

Coordinates 37°56'23.564" N -122°29'26.492" E

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