Lancaster County Prison Information

625 East King Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602-3199

Lancaster County Prison is a medium security county jail located in city of Lancaster, Lancaster 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 Lancaster County Prison including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Lancaster County Prison Prison Information

Jail Name :Lancaster County Prison
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:625 East King Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602-3199
Contact Numbers:717-299-7800
Postal Code:17602-3199
State :Pennsylvania
County:Lancaster County
Jail Webpage://

Lancaster County Prison Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Lancaster 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
625 East King Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602-3199

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 717-299-7800.

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 Lancaster 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

Lancaster County Prison

625 East King Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602-3199 717-299-7800

Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center

235 Circle Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17602 717-299-7821

West Hempfield Township Police Jail

3401 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17601 717-285-5191

Lancaster Police Jail

39 West Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 717-735-3300

Manheim Township Police Jail

1825 Municipal Drive, Lancaster, PA, 17601 717-569-6401

Manor Township Police Jail

950 W Fairway Drive, Lancaster, PA, 17603 717-299-5231

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