El Dorado Correctional Facility Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: March 18, 2020
316-321-7284
PO Box 311, El Dorado, KS, 67042

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The El Dorado Correctional Facility is under the management of the Kansas Department of Corrections. The El Dorado Correctional Facility is a maximum-security facility that houses adult males. However, the facility also has a minimum-security unit on the property as well.

The El Dorado Correctional Facility is situated in El Dorado, Kansas. This is about 50 miles away from Chicago. The El Dorado Correctional Facility typically houses around 2,200 inmates on a daily basis. The El Dorado Correctional Facility opened its doors back in 1860.

The El Dorado Correctional Facility is the second prison that was built in Kansas. However, the El Dorado Correctional Facility is one of the most famous prisons due to the facility housing John Dillinger who was a bank robber but released on parole back in 1933.

However, the El Dorado Correctional Facility also made an appearance in the ITV documentary, Inside Death Row with Trevor McDonald.

The El Dorado Correctional Facility has a history dating back to 1859. This is when the state of Kansas legislature granted nearly $50,000 for the facility to be built. Back then it was to be named State Prison West as opposed to the first facility that was called State Prison East, which was located in Jeffersonville, Kansas.

The reason behind the new facility was space in the State Prison East, which lead the new facility to be built in El Dorado.

It was not until 1860 when the land was bought for the facility. The land cost around $4,500. Charles Seely was the first warden of the facility. Seely was the superintendent that was in charge of the construction, along with doing general handyman jobs.

The first facility was built was known as the temporary prison building, which was composed of red brick and 200-feet long. A year after the El Dorado Correctional Facility opened its doors, the facility used its inmates to start constructing the permanent facility. The inmates were getting paid o9nly $0.38 a day.

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El Dorado Correctional Facility
PO Box 311, El Dorado, KS, 67042

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Jail Name El Dorado Correctional Facility
Jail Type State Prison
State Kansas
County Butler County
Web Page website
Address PO Box 311, El Dorado, KS, 67042
City El Dorado
Zip 67042
Phone 316-321-7284

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