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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.)
 
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. Touch for map. Located in Libbey Park, south of the bicycle path. Marker is in this post office area: Ojai CA 93023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ojai Arcade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rancho Cañada Larga (approx. 7.6 miles away); St. Francis Dam Disaster (approx. 11.3 miles away); San Buenaventura Mission Cross (approx. 11½ miles away); Old County Court House (approx. 11.6 miles away); San Buenaventura Mission Aqueduct (approx. 11.7 miles away); El Caballo (approx. 11.7 miles away); Chumash Hutash Fiesta (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Ojai City Jail. 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.
 
Categories. Law Enforcement
 
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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. 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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