Chester County Prison Information

501 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-6776

Chester County Prison is a medium security county jail located in city of West Chester, Chester County, PA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Pennsylvania state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PADOC)

Below we have given information about the Chester County Prison including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Chester County Prison Prison Information

Jail Name :Chester County Prison
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:501 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-6776
Contact Numbers:610-793-1510
City:West Chester
Postal Code:19382-6776
State :Pennsylvania
County:Chester County
Jail Webpage://

Chester County Prison Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Chester County Prison, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Pennsylvania statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
501 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-6776

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 610-793-1510.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Chester County Prison make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 6 nearby jails/prisons

Chester County Prison

501 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-6776 610-793-1510

Chester County Youth Center

505 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-6762 610-793-5910

Gaudenzia West Chester (AOD/DD)

1030 South Concord Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-7407 610-399-6929

West Chester Police Jail

401 E Gay Street, West Chester, PA, 19380 610-696-2700

West Goshen Township Police Jail

1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA, 19380 610-696-7400

Birmingham Township Police Jail

1040 West Street Road, West Chester, PA, 19382 610-793-3333

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