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The Florida State Raiford Prison is also known as the Raiford Prison. The Florida STate Raiford Prison is a correctional institution. The facility is nestled in the unincorporated part of Bradford County, Florida.
Back in the day, the Florida State Raiford Prison was commonly known as the Florida State Prison – East Unit. It was known as the Florida State Prison – East Unit due to the fact it was once a part of the Florida State Prison located in Raiford, Florida. Which now that facility is known as the Union Correctional Institution.
The Florida State Raiford Prison is under the management of the Florida Department of Corrections. It is located right off of State Road 16 and just across the border from Union County. The Florida State Raiford Prison opened its doors back in 1961. The facility was still under heavy construction for 7 years after they have opened for business. The construction was finally complete in 1968.
The Florida State Raiford Prison can have 1,400 inmates max in their facility. Florida State Raiford Prison is one of the largest prisons in the state of Florida. The Florida State Raiford Prison is home to one of Florida’s three death row cell blocks, and also home to Florida’s execution chamber. However, the Lowell Annex and the Union Correctional Institution is also home to death row cell blocks.
In the state of Florida, the lethal injection was the standard method of execution starting the year 2000. However, the electric chair can still be used, if the inmate requests it.
The Florida State Raiford Prison is nestled in the middle of a few other prisons. The other prisons surrounding the Florida State Raiford Prison are the following:
- New River O-Unit
- New River Correctional Institution
- Union Correctional Institution
- Florida State Prison – West Unit
However, the Union Correctional Institution sits on the same land as the Florida State Raiford Prison, but just north of the facility is where the county line runs in between the two facilities.
The Florida State Raiford Prison is the only prison in Florida that has the name “prison” in their title. All of the other institutions in Florida are named as “correctional institutions” or “correctional facilities”.
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Florida State Prison - Raiford
7819 Northwest 228th Street, Raiford, FL, 32026-1000
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.