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The Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville is a state prison located in the seat of Walker County. According to the Prison Gerrymandering Project, Huntsville has has over 15,000 people, or a quarter of its population, behind bars. It's in Congressional District 8, Senate District 5, and House District 13 — all districts with the highest or second-highest percentage of prisoners included as residents. (Photo by Patrick Feller via Flickr.)