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Ojai in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ojai City Jail

 
 
Ojai City Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 17, 2018
1. Ojai City Jail Marker
Inscription.  The county built this jail in 1929. It housed over 650 inmates during its 50 years of use.
 
Erected by City of Ojai. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement.
 
Location. 34° 26.713′ N, 119° 14.706′ W. Marker is in Ojai, California, in Ventura County. Marker can be reached from Signal Street near Ojai Avenue. Located in Libbey Park, south of the bicycle path. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ojai CA 93023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ojai Post Office Tower and Portico (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ojai Arcade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Gertrudis Asistencia (approx. 7.4 miles away); San Buenaventura Mission Aqueduct (approx. 7.6 miles away); Rancho Cañada Larga (approx. 7.6 miles away); St. Francis Dam Disaster (approx. 11.3 miles away); Faulkner House (approx. 11.3 miles away); San Buenaventura Mission Cross (approx. 11½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ojai.
 
Regarding Ojai City Jail.
Ojai City Jail image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 17, 2018
2. Ojai City Jail
Marker is to the left of the door.
The 23’ x 15’ jail had four cells, eight beds, and one shower. Prisoners were monitored by an intercom system wired to the nearby constable’s office.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on July 4, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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