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Chemung County Jail

Chemung County Jail is located in the city of Elmira, New York which has a population of 28,213 (as of 2016) residents. This prison has a capacity of 262 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Chemung County Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1941 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 198 inmates currently serving time at this facility. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Sheriff Christopher J. Moss and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Chemung County Jail, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

Chemung County Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Chemung County Jail is:


Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Chemung County Jail
211 William Street
Elmira, NY 14901

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Chemung County Jail:

(please get a list of acceptable mail from the facility)

Chemung County Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
211 William Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Visitation Hours for Chemung County Jail:

The visitation schedule is Monday / Wednesday / Friday from 2:30 PM through 9:00 PM.

Chemung County Jail Data & Statistics:

Year Prison Last Renovated 1992
Average Daily Population 198
Total Confined 212
Total Confined Males Aged 18+ 168
Total Confined Females Aged 18+ 22
Full-Time Prison Employees 74
Part-Time Prison Employees 20
Total Salaries for Full/Part Time Employees $5,980,109.00
Number of Inmates on Work Assignment 10
Number of Inmates in Education Programs 24
*statistical information was retrieved from latest available copy of prison data provided by census bureau

Year Built or Opened: 1941 Warden or Supervisor: Sheriff Christopher J. Moss Daily Inmate Count: 198 Total Capacity: 262 Security Level(s): medium

211 William Street
Elmira, NY 14901

Phone Number(s): 607-737-2934
Fax Number: 607-737-2930

211 William Street
Elmira, NY 14901