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This is a list of Internment Camps in the United States for civilian aliens during WWII. Some of these locations later housed POWs. Based on USDOJ Report to Congress 2001, Population Lists 1942-46 (NARA microfilm #66-538), NARA RG 85, and the Japanese Internment Camps in Hawaii 2007 Report for Hawaii State Legislature.

Algiers INS Detention Facility, Louisiana (Italians)
Angel Island, Tiburon, Marin County, California (temporary detention station) (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Antelope Springs, Millard County, Utah (Japanese)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina (German and Japanese)
Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (Japanese)
Blanding (Camp Albert H.), Starke, Bradford County, Florida (German and Italian)
Bliss (Fort William W. S.), El Paso County, Texas (held German, Italian, and Japanese civilians from June 15 1942 to July 15 1942)
Bragg (Fort Braxton), Cumberland and Hoke Counties, North Carolina (German)
Catalina Federal Honor Camp, Pima County, Arizona (Japanese)
Chaffee (Camp Adna R.), Ft. Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas (German)
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (temporary detention station) (Japanese)
Clark (Camp), Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri (Italian)
Cow Creek, Inyo County, California (Japanese)
Crossville (Camp), Crossville, Cumberland County, Tennessee (German and Italian)
Crystal City, Zavala County, Texas (German and Japanese)
Devens (Fort Charles), Ayer, Middlesex and Worchester Counties, Massachusetts (German)
East Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (temporary detention station) (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Ellis Island, Richmond County, New York (temporary detention center) (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Florence (Camp), Florence, Pinal County, Arizona (from June 1942 to December 1943)
Forrest (Camp), Tullahoma, Coffee and Franklin Counties, Tennessee (German, Italian, Japanese, and Misc.)
Gila River, Pinal County, Arizona (Japanese)
Granada, Prowers County, Colorado (Japanese)
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Haiku Internment Camp, Maui, Hawaii (Japanese)
Heart Mountain, Park County, Wyoming (Japanese)
Honouliuli Internment Camp, Oahu, Hawaii (German, Italian, Japanese, and Korean)
Hot Springs, Bath County, Virginia (German, Italian, Japanese, and Misc.)
Houston (Fort Sam), near San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Howard (Fort), Baltimore County, Maryland (Italian)
Jerome Relocation Center, Chicot and Drew County, Arkansas (held Japanese civilians from October of 1942 to June of 1944.)
Kalaheo Stockade, Kauai, Hawaii (Japanese)
Kansas City INS Detention Facility, Missouri (Italian)
Kenedy Alien Internment Camp, Karnes County, Texas (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Kilauea Military Camp, Hawaii, Hawaii (Japanese)
Kooskia Internment Camp, Kooskia, Idaho County, Idaho (Japanese)
La Tuna Canyon, Sun Valley, Los Angeles County, California (temporary dentention station) (Italian and Japanese)
Leavenworth (Fort), Leavenworth County, Kansas (US Prison) (Japanese)
Leupp Isolation Center, Coconino County, Arizona (Japanese)
Lewis (Fort Meriwether), Pierce and Thurston County, Washington (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Lincoln (Fort), Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Livingston (Camp), Grant Parish, Louisiana (Japanese)
Lordsburg (Camp), Lordsburg, Hidalgo County, New Mexico (held Japanese from July 1942 to July 1943)
Manzanar, Inyo County, California (Japanese)
Marysville, Yuba County, California (assembly center) (Japanese)
Mayer, Yavapai County, Arizona (assembly center) (Japanese)
McAlester (Camp), McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma (German, Italian, and Japanese)
McCoy (Camp), Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin (German, Italian, and Japanese)
McNeil Island Federal Penitentiary, Pierce County, Washington (Japanese)
Meade (Fort George G.), near Odenton, Anne Arundel County, Maryland (held German, Italian, Japanese and Misc. from June 1942 to December 1943)
Miami INS Detention Facility, Florida (Italian)
Minidoka, Minidoka County, Idaho (Japanese)
Missoula (Fort), Missoula, Missoula County, Montana (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Moab Isolation Center, Dalton Wells, Grand County, Utah (Japanese)
Montreat, North Carolina (German and Japanese)
New Market, Shenandoah County, Virginia (Italian)
New Orleans INS Detention Facility, Louisiana (Italians)
Oglethorpe (Fort), Catloosa County, Georgia (alien internment camp during summer 1942) (German)
Pinedale, Fresno County, California (assembly center) (Japanese)
Portland, Multnomah,Washington and Clackamas Counties, Oregon (assembly center) (Japanese)
Poston, La Paz County, Arizona (Japanese)
Richardson (Fort), Anchorage city-borough, Alaska (Japanese)
Ripley (Fort), near Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota (Italian)
Rohwer, Desha County, Arkansas (held Japanese civilians from September 1942 to November 1944. Only the cemetery remains.)
Roswell (Camp), Chaves County, New Mexico (German and Japanese)
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California (assembly center) (Japanese)
Salt Lake City INS Detention Facility, Salt Lake County, Utah (Italian)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas (Italian)
San Francisco INS Detention Facility, California (Italian)
San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California (temporary detention station) (Japanese)
Sand Island, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii (German, Italian and Japanese)
Santa Anita (Camp), Arcadia, Los Angeles County, California (held Japanese civilians from April 1942 to October 1943) (assembly center)
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico (Japanese)
Screven (Fort) INS Detention Facility, Georgia (Italian)
Seagoville, Dallas County, Texas (formerly a federal prison for women) (German, Italian, and Japanese)
Seattle INS Detention Facility, Kings County, Washington (temporary detention station) (Italian and Japanese)
Sharp Park, San Mateo County, California (Italian and Japanese)
Sill (Fort), near Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma (Japanese)
St. Louis INS Detention Facility, Missouri (Italian)
Stanton (Fort), Lincoln County, New Mexico (German and Japanese)
Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia (German and Japanese)
Stringtown, Atoka County, Oklahoma (German, Italian, Japanese, and Misc.)
Tanforan, San Mateo County, California (assembly center) (Japanese)
Topaz, Millard County, Utah (Japanese)
Tule Lake, Siskiyou County, California (Japanese)
Upton, Suffolk County, New York (German)
White Sulpher Springs, Greenbrier County, West Virginia (Japanese)
Wood (Fort Leonard), Pulaski County, Missouri (Italian)

For more information about some of these camps, please see:

National Archives and Records Administration
National Parks Service
University of California

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