How many JCPenney stores are left?

Post last updated January 29, 2023.

  • According to JCPenney’s official website, there are “more than 650” remaining locations. We started this list when the company announced a list of 154 stores closing on June 6, 2020 in the wake of their Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in May 2020. (This was revised and is now 152 stores).
  • On June 23, 2020, it was announced another 13 stores will close.
  • On July 7, 2020, it was announced two New York stores will close, one already permanently.
  • On July 10, 2020, local press in the Pittsburgh area reported that the Monroeville, PA and Monaca, PA that were originally slated to close are now going to remain open.
  • On July 14, 2020, it was reported three Louisiana locations slated to close are now staying open: Lafayette’s Acadiana Mall location, Metairie, and Shreveport.
  • On August 5, 2020, it was announced the iconic Century III Mall location in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania would be closing.
  • On August 7, 2020, it was announced the Bay Shore, New York store would no longer be closing. 
  • Around mid-August, 2020, two separate readers noted stores that were originally slated to close that were taken off the list: Elkhart, Indiana and San Bernadino, California.
  • Post updated on August 30 to reflect upcoming closures in Plano, Texas, Charlottesville, Virginia, and Richmond, Virginia to bring our projected number to 681.
  • Post updated on December 29, to reflect upcoming closures announced on December 17, 2020 , and five Illinois store closures, one Washington state closure and one New York closure we missed.
  • Post updated on September 28 to reflect closures in Greenwood, Mississippi and Baytown, Texas.
  • List updated to reflect early 2022 closure of the location at Chesapeake Square Mall in Chesapeake, Virginia.
  • List updated to reflect closures in Eatontown, New Jersey and Johnsburg, Illinois on July 28, 2022.
  • List updated on August 31, 2022 to reflect 8 stores that were previously announced to be closed in June 2020 but then remained open: Conway, Arkansas; Douglasville, Georgia; Tampa (Westshore Plaza), Florida; Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Oswego, New York; Anderson, South Carolina; Layton, Utah; Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. We also updated to add some three previously missed closures: Garden City, Kansas; Missoula, Montana; and Glen Allen, Virginia.  
  • Listed updated on January 29, 2023 to reflect upcoming closures in: Elkhart, Indiana, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, and Oswego, New York. We now estimate 667 remaining stores but with three soon to be closing noted. 

Here’s the full list of the stores that we believe to be remaining:

Alabama (10):

Arkansas (10):

California (64):

Colorado (12):

Connecticut (6):

Delaware (3)

Florida (44)

Georgia (15):

Idaho (5):

Illinois (23):

Indiana (14):

Iowa (9):

Kansas (10):

Kentucky (14):

Louisiana (13)

Maine (5):

Maryland (11):

Massachusetts (8):

Michigan (23):

Minnesota (12):

Mississippi (6):

Missouri (20):

Montana (3):

Nebraska (7):

Nevada (6):

New Hampshire (5):

New Jersey (10):

New Mexico (9)

New York (28)

North Carolina (14):

North Dakota (5):

Ohio (26):

Oklahoma (8):

Oregon (4):

Pennsylvania (22):

Rhode Island (2): 

South Carolina (7):

South Dakota (2):

Tennessee (15):

Texas (73):

Utah (7)

Vermont (1):

Virginia (16):

Washington (15):

West Virginia (8):

Wisconsin (10):

Wyoming (3):

Puerto Rico (6):

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