Nuclear Reactor Locations in the U.S.

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This is the best list of nuclear reactor locations that I have been able to locate.  As you can see they are scattered throughout the U.S., some in places you would not expect.  Be sure and take a look at the one used by colleges, many of you may be surprised to fined out how close one is to you.

Nuclear Reactor Locations

Power Station Plants NRC Region

Name

Location

Capacity (MWe)

Commission Date

Decommission Date

Region I (Northeast)

Beaver Valley Nuclear Generating StationBeaver CountyPennsylvaniaUnit 1: 970
Unit 2: 920
Unit 1: July 2, 1976
Unit 2: August 14, 1987
Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Generating StationCalvert Cliffs, MarylandUnit 1: 873
Unit 2: 863
Unit 1: 1975
Unit 2: 1977
Connecticut Yankee Nuclear Power PlantHaddam NeckConnecticut58219682004
Ginna Nuclear Generating StationOntarioNew York610June 1, 1970
Hope Creek Nuclear Generating StationLower Alloways Creek TownshipNew Jersey1,059December 20, 1986
Indian Point Energy CenterBuchananNew YorkUnit 2: 1,020
Unit 3: 1,025
Unit 2: August 1, 1974
Unit 3: August 30, 1976
James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power PlantScribaNew York838July 1975
Limerick Nuclear Power PlantLimerick TownshipPennsylvaniaUnit 1: 1,134
Unit 2: 1,134
Unit 1: February 1, 1986
Unit 2: January 8, 1990
Maine Yankee Nuclear Power PlantWiscassetMaine860December 28, 1972[37]August 1, 1997[37]
Millstone Nuclear Power PlantWaterfordConnecticutUnit 2: 882
Unit 3: 1,155
Unit 1: December 28, 1970
Unit 2: December 26, 1975
Unit 3: April 23, 1986
Unit 1: July 21, 1998
Nine Mile Point Nuclear Generating StationScribaNew YorkUnit 1: 621
Unit 2: 1,140
Unit 1: December 26, 1974
Unit 2: July 2, 1987
Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating StationLacey TownshipNew Jersey636December 23, 1969
Peach Bottom Nuclear Generating StationPeach Bottom TownshipPennsylvaniaUnit 2: 1,112
Unit 3: 1,112
Unit 1: 1966
Unit 2: July 5, 1974
Unit 3: Dec. 23, 1974
Unit 1: 1974
Pilgrim Nuclear Generating StationPlymouthMassachusetts685December 9, 1972
Salem Nuclear Power PlantLower Alloways Creek TownshipNew JerseyUnit 1: 1,174
Unit 2: 1,130
Unit 1: June 30, 1977
Unit 2: October 31, 1981
Saxton Nuclear Generating StationBedford CountyPennsylvania23.5 MWtNovember 1961May 1972
Seabrook Station Nuclear Power PlantSeabrookNew Hampshire1,194March 15, 1990
Shippingport Atomic Power StationBeaver CountyPennsylvania60May 26, 1958December 1989
Shoreham Nuclear Power PlantEast Shoreham, New YorkNew York820August 1, 1986May 1, 1989
Susquehanna Steam Electric StationLuzerne CountyPennsylvaniaUnit 1: 1,350
Unit 2: 1,350
Unit 1: November 12, 1982
Unit 2: June 27, 1984
Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating StationHarrisburgPennsylvania802September 2, 1974
Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power PlantVernonVermont514[38]November 30, 1972
Yankee Rowe Nuclear Power StationRoweMassachusetts1851960February 26, 1992

Region II (South)

Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating PlantBurke CountyGeorgiaUnit 1: 1,215
Unit 2: 1,215
Unit 1: June 1, 1987
Unit 2: May 20, 1989
Bellefonte Nuclear Generating StationHollywoodAlabamaUnit 1: 1,100
Unit 2: 1,100
Browns Ferry Nuclear Power PlantAthensAlabamaUnit 1: 1,065
Unit 2: 1,113
Unit 3: 1,113
Unit 1: Dec. 20, 1973
Unit 2: Aug. 2, 1974
Unit 3: Aug. 18, 1976
Brunswick Nuclear Generating StationSouthportNorth CarolinaUnit 1: 938
Unit 2: 920
Unit 1: March 18, 1977[39]
Unit 2: November 3, 1975[40]
Carolinas–Virginia Tube ReactorParrSouth Carolina17December 18, 1963January 10, 1967
Catawba Nuclear StationYorkSouth CarolinaUnit 1:1,129
Unit 2: 1,129
Unit 1: June 29, 1985
Unit 2: August 19, 1986
Crystal River 3 Nuclear Power PlantCrystal RiverFlorida860March 13, 1977
Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Power PlantBaxleyGeorgiaUnit 1: 924
Unit 2: 924
Unit 1: December 31, 1975
Unit 2: September 5, 1979
H. B. Robinson Nuclear Generating StationDarlington CountySouth Carolina735March 7, 1971
Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Generating StationDothanAlabamaUnit 1: 900
Unit 2: 920
Unit 1: Dec. 1, 1977
Unit 2: July 30, 1981
McGuire Nuclear StationMecklenburg CountyNorth CarolinaUnit 1: 1,100
Unit 2: 1,100
Unit 1: December 1, 1981
Unit 2: March 1, 1984
North Anna Nuclear Generating StationLouisa CountyVirginiaUnit 1: 903
Unit 2: 972
Unit 1: June 6, 1978
Unit 2: December 14, 1980
Oconee Nuclear StationOconee CountySouth CarolinaUnit 1: 846
Unit 2: 846
Unit 3: 846
Unit 1: July 15, 1973
Unit 2: Sept. 9, 1974
Unit 3: Dec. 16, 1974
Sequoyah Nuclear Generating StationHamilton CountyTennesseeUnit 1: 1,148
Unit 2: 1,126
Unit 1: July 1, 1981
Unit 2: June 1, 1982
Shearon Harris Nuclear Power PlantNew HillNorth Carolina900May 2, 1987
St. Lucie Nuclear Power PlantHutchinson IslandFloridaUnit 1: 1,002
Unit 2: 1,002
Unit 1: March 1, 1976
Unit 2: June 10, 1983
Surry Nuclear Power PlantSurry CountyVirginiaUnit 1: 799
Unit 2: 799
Unit 1: December 22, 1972
Unit 2: May 1, 1973
Turkey Point Nuclear Generating StationHomesteadFloridaUnit 3: 693
Unit 4: 693
Unit 3: December 14, 1972
Unit 4: September 7, 1973
Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Generating StationFairfield CountySouth Carolina1,000January 1, 1984
Watts Bar Nuclear Generating StationRhea CountyTennessee1,121May 27, 1996

Region III (Midwest)

Big Rock Point Nuclear Power PlantHayes TownshipMichigan67March 29, 1963August 29, 1997
Byron Nuclear Generating StationOgle CountyIllinoisUnit 1: 1,168
Unit 2: 1,168
Unit 1: September 16, 1985
Unit 2: August 2, 1987
Braidwood Nuclear Generating StationWill CountyIllinoisUnit 1: 1,121
Unit 2: 1,121
Unit 1: July 29, 1988
Unit 2: October 17, 1988
Clinton Nuclear Generating StationHarp TownshipIllinois1,043April 24, 1987
Davis-Besse Nuclear Power StationCarroll TownshipOhio889July 31, 1978
Donald C. Cook Nuclear Generating StationLake Charter TownshipMichiganUnit 1: 1,020
Unit 2: 1,090
Unit 1: August 27, 1975
Unit 2: July 1, 1978
Dresden Generating StationGoose Lake TownshipIllinoisUnit 1: 210
Unit 2: 867
Unit 3: 867
Unit 1: 1960
Unit 2: June 9, 1970
Unit 3: November 16, 1971
Unit 1: 1978
Duane Arnold Energy CenterFayette TownshipIowa581February 20, 1975
Elk River StationElk RiverMinnesota22July 1, 1964February 1, 1968
Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating StationFrenchtown Charter TownshipMichiganUnit 2: 1,098Unit 1: 1957
Unit 2: January 23, 1988
Unit 1: September 22, 1972
Kewaunee Power StationCarltonWisconsin556June 16, 1974Unit 1: June 2013
La Crosse Boiling Water ReactorGenoaWisconsin50November 7, 1969April 30, 1987
LaSalle County Nuclear Generating StationBrookfield TownshipIllinoisUnit 1: 1,200
Unit 2: 1,200
Unit 1: January 1, 1984
Unit 2: October 19, 1984
Marble Hill Nuclear Power PlantSaluda TownshipIndiana
Monticello Nuclear Generating PlantMonticelloMinnesota610June 30, 1971
Palisades Nuclear Generating StationCovert TownshipMichigan800December 31, 1971
Perry Nuclear Generating StationNorth Perry, Ohio1,231November 18, 1987
Piqua Nuclear Generating StationSpring Creek TownshipOhio12.519631966
Point Beach Nuclear PlantTwo CreeksWisconsinUnit 1: 510
Unit 2: 516
Unit 1: December 21, 1970
Unit 2: October 1, 1972
Prairie Island Nuclear Power PlantRed WingMinnesotaUnit 1: 548
Unit 2: 548
Unit 1: December 16, 1973
Unit 2: December 21, 1974
Quad Cities Nuclear Generating StationCordova TownshipIllinoisUnit 1: 912
Unit 2: 912
Unit 1: February 18, 1973
Unit 2: March 10, 1973
Zion Nuclear Power StationZionIllinoisUnit 1: 1,040
Unit 2: 1,040
Unit 1: June, 1973
Unit 2: December, 1973
January, 1998

Region IV (West)

Arkansas Nuclear OneRussellvilleArkansasUnit 1: 846
Unit 2: 930
Unit 1: May 21, 1974
Unit 2: Sept. 1, 1978
Callaway Nuclear Generating StationAuxvasse TownshipMissouri1,300December 19, 1984
Columbia Generating StationBenton CountyWashington1,170December 13, 1984
Comanche Peak Nuclear Power PlantSomervell CountyTexasUnit 1: 1084
Unit 2: 1124
Unit 1: April 17, 1990
Unit 2: April 6, 1993
Cooper Nuclear StationNemaha CountyNebraska770July 1, 1974
Diablo Canyon Power PlantAvila BeachCaliforniaUnit 1: 1,122
Unit 2: 1,118
Unit 1: May 7, 1985
Unit 2: March 13, 1986
Fort Calhoun Nuclear Generating StationWashington CountyNebraska476August 9, 1973
Fort St. Vrain Generating StationPlattevilleColorado330July 1, 1979August 29, 1989
Grand Gulf Nuclear Generating StationClaiborne CountyMississippi1,500July 1, 1985
Hallam Nuclear Generating StationHallamNebraska7519631969
N-ReactorHanford SiteWashington4,000 MWt1964December 1986
Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power PlantEurekaCalifornia63August 1963
Palo Verde Nuclear Generating StationTonopahArizonaUnit 1: 1,447
Unit 2: 1,447
Unit 3: 1,447
Unit 1: 1986
Unit 2: 1986
Unit 3: 1988
Pathfinder Nuclear Generating StationMinnehaha CountySouth Dakota59July 1966October 1967
Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating StationHeraldCalifornia913April 17, 197523 October 2009
River Bend Nuclear Generating StationWest Feliciana ParishLouisiana978June 16, 1986
San Onofre Nuclear Generating StationSan Diego CountyCaliforniaUnit 2: 1,172
Unit 3: 1,178
Unit 1: January 1, 1968
Unit 2: August 8, 1983
Unit 3: April 1, 1984
Unit 1: November 30, 1992
Unit 2: June 7, 2013
Unit 3: June 7, 2013
Sodium Reactor ExperimentSanta Susana Field LaboratorySimi ValleyCalifornia6.5July 12, 1957February 15, 1964
South Texas Nuclear Generating StationMatagorda CountyTexasUnit 1: 1,250
Unit 2: 1,250
Unit 1: August 25, 1988
Unit 2: June 19, 1989
Trojan Nuclear Power PlantColumbia CountyOregon1,130May 20, 19761992
Missouri University of Science and Technology Nuclear ReactorMissouri University of Science and TechnologyRollaMissouri200 kWt1961
Vallecitos Nuclear CenterAlameda CountyCaliforniaOctober 1957December 1963
Waterford Nuclear Generating StationKillonaLouisiana1,218September 24, 1985
Wolf Creek Generating StationHampden TownshipKansas1,250September 3, 1985

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Research reactors Arkansas-Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide ReactorArkansas

Civilian Research and Test Reactors Licensed To Operate

Nuclear reactor locations for commercial and college purposes.

Operator

Location

Reactor

Power Operational
Aerotest Operations Inc.San Ramon, CaliforniaTRIGA Mark I250 kW1965 –
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research InstituteBethesda, MarylandTRIGA Mark F1 MW1962 –
Dow Chemical CompanyMidland, MichiganTRIGA Mark I300 kW1967 –
General Electric CompanySunol, California“Nuclear Test”100 kW1957 –
Idaho State UniversityPocatello, IdahoAGN-201 #10350 W1967 –
Iowa State UniversityAmes, Iowaexperimental, instructional3 kW1959-1998[69]
Kansas State UniversityManhattan, KansasTRIGA Mark II1250 kW1962 –
Kodak[70][71]Rochester, New YorkCalifornium Neutron Flux Multiplier5.8 W1975 – 2006
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MassachusettsTank Type HWR Reflected (MITR-II)6 MW1958 –
Missouri University of Science and TechnologyRolla, MissouriPool (MSTR)200 kW1961 –
National Institute of Standards and TechnologyGaithersburg, MarylandTank Type, Heavy Water Moderated20 MW1967 –
North Carolina State UniversityRaleigh, North CarolinaPulstar1 MW1973 –
Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OhioPool (modified Lockheed) [5]500 kW1961 –
Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, OregonTRIGA Mark II (OSTR)1.1 MW1967 –
Penn State UniversityUniversity Park, PennsylvaniaTRIGA BNR Reactor1.1 MW1955 –
Purdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IndianaLockheed (PUR-1)1 kW1962 –
Reed CollegePortland, OregonTRIGA Mark I (RRR)250 kW1968 –
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, New YorkReactor Critical Facility[72][73]1 W1965-
Rhode Island Atomic Energy Commission/University of Rhode IslandNarragansett, Rhode IslandGE Pool2 MW1964 –
Texas A&M UniversityCollege Station, TXAGN-201M #106 – TRIGA Mark I (two reactors)5 W, 1 MW1962 –
University of ArizonaTucson, AZTRIGA Mark I110 kW1958–2010
University of California-DavisSacramento, CaliforniaTRIGA Mark II, McClellan Nuclear Radiation Center2.3 MWAugust 13, 1998 –
University of California, IrvineIrvine, CaliforniaTRIGA Mark I250 kW1969 –
University of FloridaGainesville, FloridaArgonaut (UFTR)100 kW1959 –
University of Maryland, College ParkCollege Park, MarylandTRIGA Mark I250 kW1960 –
University of Massachusetts LowellLowell, MassachusettsPool (UMLRR)1 MW1975 –
University of MissouriColumbia, MissouriGeneral Electric tank type UMRR10 MW1966 –
University of New MexicoAlbuquerque, New MexicoAGN-201M $1121966 –
University of Texas at AustinAustin, TexasTRIGA Mark II1.1 MW1992 –
University of UtahSalt Lake City, UtahTRIGA Mark I100 kW1975 –
University of Wisconsin–MadisonMadison, WisconsinTRIGA Mark I1 MW1961 –
U.S. Geological SurveyDenver, ColoradoTRIGA Mark I1 MW1969 –
U.S. Veterans AdministrationOmaha, NebraskaTRIGA Mark I20 kW1959–2001
Washington State UniversityPullman, WashingtonTRIGA Conversion (WSUR)1 MWMarch 7, 1961 –

Under Decommission Orders or License Amendments

(These research and test reactors are authorized to decontaminate and dismantle their facility to prepare for final survey and license termination.)

With Possession-Only Licenses

(These research and test reactors are not authorized to operate the reactor, only to possess the nuclear material on-hand. They are permanently shut down.)

There are probably more nuclear reactor locations that we are not aware of, hidden away by the government

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