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Updated on: November 18, 2022
Chemung County Jail
211 William Street, Elmira, NY, 14901

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First and foremost, the Chemung County Jail has been around since 1845. Since the first day of operation at the Chemung County Jail, the Chemung County Sheriff’s Department was the agency involved in managing and overseeing the daily operation.

The Chemung County Sheriff’s Department was first established around the late 1700s and was in the same location until they built the new sheriff’s department and included the Chemung County Jail.

The Chemung County Jail was in constant operation from the time it was built in 1845 to 1971. The Chemung County Jail closed its doors until the mid-1980s.

Chemung County Jail — General Information

Chemung County Jail, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 262 persons.
211 William Street, Elmira, NY, 14901

Chemung County Sheriffs Office

Address: 203 William Street, Elmira, New York, 14901

Phone: 607-737-2987

Chemung County Jail does not have their inmate roster available to the public.

If you wanted to find out information on an inmate, you always had to contact the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office directly for information.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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You can send and receive letters from inmates. All incoming and outgoing mail are always carefully examined by a staff member that works at the Chemung County Jail to ensure the mail does not have contraband or other content it should not have.

Sending Money

You can send inmates money through the mail using a money order, if you do not live local.

If you are local to the Chemung County Jail, you can come down to the facility with your money order. This is the only way besides mailing a money order, how you can put money on the inmate’s books.

This method can take a few business days before the money can be officially deposited into the inmate’s account.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Chemung County Jail are permitted to use the telephones daily, but the inmates can only make collect calls.

Collect calls can only be made to individuals who have a landline and not a cell phone. Also, the receiver of the call has to pay the fees that incurred with receiving a collect call as well.


You can visit an inmate at the Chemung County Jail, but you need to bring your government issued identification card to be permitted to the visitation room.

Those under the age of 16 years, need to be accompanied by their legal guardian.

Visiting Hours

7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


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