Chester County Prison, PA Prison Roster, Online Inmate Search

Updated on: October 4, 2023
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Chester County Prison


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

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This jail has 685 beds and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Sheriff of Chester County oversees all operations, and there are about 70 correction officers working at this jail. The Chester County Prison is unique in that it is a direct supervision facility, which means correctional officers are located in the housing units with inmates to observe and interact. Inmates are not isolated behind bars and barriers. Inmates are not held at this facility for longer than a year.

Chester County Prison — General Information

Facility Name Chester County Prison
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 685
Address 501 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-6776
Phone 610-793-1510
City West Chester
Postal Code 19382-6776
State Pennsylvania
County Chester County
Official Website

Justice Center Office Of The Sheriff

Address 201 West Market Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19382
Phone 610-344-6850
Website website

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Start your search here to find an inmate currently in the Chester County Prison.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Send all mail to inmates via the United States Postal Service. Do not use any third party shippers like UPS or Fedex. Make sure to also include sender’s name and return address, or the mail will not be delivered to the inmate.

Send mail to:

Inmate’s Complete Name
Chester County Prison
501 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA, 19382-6776

You can send photographs. Inmates can hold up to a total of fifteen (15) pictures at any time. Make sure they are 4" x 6" or smaller, and do not send Polaroids.

Sending Money

The easiest way to deposit money on an inmate’s account is either online or by bringing cash to the jail lobby and depositing in the Chester County Prison lobby kiosk. You can also send a cashier’s check or money order through the US mail.

You can deposit up to $150.00 at a time and up to $500 every 30 days. There are small fees associated with deposits.

Phone calls

While inmates cannot receive incoming calls, they can call out. The easiest way for inmates to make phone calls is to use their commissary account. It is possible to purchase phone cards for inmates from the commissary website. You are also able to deposit money for phone cards by calling 610-793-1510.


Start by looking at the visitation webpage. To get started, an inmate will need to fill out a Visitor Request form for any visitor. The inmates will submit these forms to the Jail for approval. The easiest way to help facilitate this is to write the inmate a letter and provide all your relevant contact information.

You will need to pass a background check before your visit is approved.

Visiting 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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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