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Franklin County Prison

625 Franklin Farm Lane

Chambersburg, PA  17201

(717) 264-9513

County History:   

Franklin county was established in 1784 and named for Benjamin Franklin, one of our founding fathers.  The county seat is Chambersburg.  

County Population:  152,085

Area Code(s):  814

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  James Brown

Courthouse Annex
157 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 261-3877
Fax (717) 261-3882

Deputy Sheriff:  Daniel Diehl, Chief Deputy Sheriff

Crime Stats for Chambersburg:  Chambersburg’s violent crime rate has exceeded the national average with the exception of 2011 and 2008 where it fell below; however, not very far below.   

Per 1,000 residents, Chambersburg has 1.69 or 35 officers, which is below Pennsylvania’s average of 2.61  

County Clerk:  Unknown  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  Visiting hours are Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 

  • Each inmate may receive 1 visit per week.  
  • Those in General Population or Work-Release will get a visit of at least an hour.  Those in a segregation status will receive one ½ hour visit per week.
  • There will no longer be a visit list, so you will just need to bring a valid government-issued ID card.  All new commitments are locked down for a 48-hour quarantine and will not receive visits during that time.

Sending mail to Inmates:  

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Franklin County Jail

1804 Opportunity Ave.

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Sending funds to inmates:  

  • You may place a deposit to an individual’s account from your home by computer or by phone.  Phone (866) 345-1884, website: https://www.accesscorrections.com/
  • You may place cash or credit card deposits to an inmate’s account through a kiosk located in the Franklin County Jail lobby.

Working at Franklin County:  

Sex Offender Search:  No information available

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Contact the Franklin County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Franklin County Public Defender
Address:157 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 17201
Franklin County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Franklin County Probation Department
Location:425 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 17202
Franklin County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined346
Avg Daily Population323
Name of new facilityNew Franklin County Jail
Full time payroll92
Full time total employees92
Total salaries and wages4116672
Other operating expenditures1792805
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original construction1972
Year of major renovation1992
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Franklin County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201677,872
Number Employed Annual Average, 201673,851
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,021
Unemployment Rate, 20165.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201556,975
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Franklin County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201414,258
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20159.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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