Kentucky State Penitentiary

The Kentucky State Penitentiary, also known as the "Castle on the Cumberland," is a maximum security and supermax prison with capacity for 856 prisoners located in on on the Cumberland River, about 4.8 kilometres from downtown Eddyville.

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Locality
is an unincorporated community in , , United States. is situated 3 miles southwest of Kentucky State Penitentiary.

Hamlet
is an unincorporated community in , , United States. is situated 5 miles west of Kentucky State Penitentiary.

Hamlet
is an unincorporated community in , , United States. is situated 6 miles southeast of Kentucky State Penitentiary.

Kentucky State Penitentiary

Latitude
37.0494° or 37° 2' 57.8" north
Longitude
-88.0752° or 88° 4' 30.6" west
Open Location Code
869H2WXF+QW
Elevation
463 feet (141 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 316314624
Geo­Names ID
11385190
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