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Hanford in Kings County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Kings County Jail

 
 
Kings County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2017
1. Kings County Jail Marker
Inscription.  Kings County's original jail served as a home for prisoners and the county sheriff's office from 1897 until 1964.
 
Erected by Rotary International.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLaw Enforcement.
 
Location. 36° 19.707′ N, 119° 38.795′ W. Marker is in Hanford, California, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and Douty Street, on the left when traveling west on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 Court Street, Hanford CA 93230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kings County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Museum (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mussel Slough Tragedy (approx. 5.4 miles away); Kingston (approx. 7.1 miles away); El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos (approx. 9 miles away); Traver (approx. 12.2 miles away); The Historic Kingsburg Jail (approx. 13.9 miles away); Fred French (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanford.
 
Kings County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2017
2. Kings County Jail Marker
The marker is on the corner of the building at far left.
Kings County Jail image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2017
3. Kings County Jail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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