Number of Japanese Internment Camps
How many Japanese Internment Camps were there?
In the World War II, Japanese Americans and Japanese were sent to three kinds of camps: Civilian Assembly Centers, Detention Camps and mostly to Relocation Centers (or internment camps). Altogether, there were 10 internment camps in the US, located in Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, Arkansas, California, Idaho and Utah. Poston War Relocation Center (in Arizona) was the largest one, with a peak population of over 18,000 internees.