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Elk County Prison, PA

Updated on: December 15, 2022

Elk County Prison, Elk County, County Jail


250 Center Street PO Box 448, Ridgway, PA, 15853


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The Elk County Prison first and foremost opened its doors back in 1982. It was not until 2000 when the Elk County Prison saw a much-needed renovation and expansion.

The Elk County Prison originally only had a capacity of housing 50 inmates and after the expansions and renovation in 2000, the Elk County Prison can house up to 68 inmates. This makes Elk County Prison one of the bigger county jails within the entire state of Ridgway.

Elk County Sheriffs Department

Address: 250 Main Street, Ridgway, Pennsylvania, 15853

Phone: 814-776-5353

Website: website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

All mail coming into the facility will be required to be sent in by the United States Postal Service. You can send the following items to the facility:

  • Magazines

  • Letters

  • Books

  • Photos

  • Newspapers

Sending Money

You are probably wondering why an inmate will need money in the Elk County Prison. They need money to use the telephone and they need money for extra things that the Elk County Prison does not supply.

You can mail or drop off the money order at your leisure.

Phone calls

Securus Technologies is more than a phone service here at the Elk County Prison. It also operates their video visitation as well.

Inmates are limited to having 15-minute phone calls throughout 7 am to 10 pm. The telephones are in the common area in the housing units.

Inmates can use them when they have some downtime to talk to their loved ones back home.


Visitation at the Elk County Prison will run every day between the hours of 8 am to 10:30 pm. The visits at the Elk County Prison will strictly be video visits using a video visit software.

All visitors will be required to have an account with the video visitation software to be able to visit. Inmates can have 20 minutes for this video visit.

You can visit the inmate using this software directly from the video stations that are in the jail lobby or you can do so at home.

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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