1990 Census Designated Places

Prisons Boundaries

  • MSTM Shapefile: MS_Prison_Boundaries.zip
  • Current Data: 2016
  • Current Metadata: 2018

The prison boundaries shapefile contains secure detention facilities. These facilities range in jurisdiction from federal(excluding military) to local governments. Polygon geometry is used to describe the extent of where the incarcerated population is located (fence lines or building footprints). This shapefile's attribution describes many physical and social characteristics of detention facilities in the United States and some of its territories. The attribution for this shapefile was populated by open source search methodologies of authoritative sources.

Note: This data is Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) data. HSIN Link

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