Lehigh County Prison, PA

Lehigh County Prison

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The Lehigh County Prison is a historic building in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The purpose behind the building was to serve as the county jail.

The new Lehigh County Prison was built from load-bearing stone. Majority of the building consists of darker shades with lighter shades of trim.

The Lehigh County Prison is currently in private hands. The jail can hold up to 1800 inmates.

Lehigh County Prison - General Information

Facility Name: Lehigh County Prison
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 38 North Fourth Street, Allentown, PA, 18102
Phone: 610-782-3270
Capacity: 1800
Facility Type: Adult
City: Allentown
Postal Code: 18102
State: Pennsylvania
County: Lehigh County
Official Website: http://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments/Corrections/LehighCountyPrison/tabid/274/Default.aspx

You can find an inmate list at the Lehigh County Prison website. This roster only includes inmates that are currently sitting behind bars at the Lehigh County Prison. The list is in alphabetical order by inmates last name. There is no search function.

However, if you are looking for records for an inmate that was previously in the Lehigh County Prison, you will need to get in touch with the Records Department at 610-782-3270.

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Lehigh County Sheriff's Office

Address: 455 West Hamilton StreetCourthouse, Room 253Allentown, PA 18101
Phone: (610) 782-3175
Fax: (610) 820-3368
Website: https://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments/Sheriffs-Office

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive letters in the mail. You will also need to make sure you put your return address on all letters you send. The address for the inmates is as follows:

Inmate Name
38 North Fourth Street, Allentown, PA, 18102

Inmates cannot receive packages through the mail. However, you can hand deliver items for the inmates such as:

  • Paperback books (Limit is 3)
  • Prescription Glasses (Will need prior approval from the medical staff team)
  • Medications (Will need prior approval from the medical staff team)

Sending Money

The Lehigh County Prison supplies two ways you can put money into an inmate’s account.


You will need to go to JailATM.com. You will need to create an account, if you do not have one or you will need to be able to deposit funds into an inmate’s account. All major credit cards are accepted.


In the lobby of the Lehigh County Prison, you will find kiosks. These kiosks are where you can deposit funds into an inmate’s account. You can deposit funds by a major credit card or cash.

Phone calls

Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls from their friends and family. Inmates can call you by collect calls. However, if you cannot accept collect calls you can opt in to the service that allows you to have prepaid minutes. You will need to reach them at 610-782-3270.


In order to visit an inmate, you will need to schedule a visitation appointment online. If you cannot get to a computer, you can use the kiosk located in the Lehigh County Prison.

Visitation appointments need to be scheduled 2 days in advance, but no more than 9 days in advance.

There is a limit to how many people can visit an inmate. Only two adults and two children can visit an inmate per visitation appointment. Everyone in the party must be listed with their information. All adults in the party must also have their government ID ready too.

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

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

You can visit as often as there are appointments in the online schedule system.


Refer the map below to find the driving directions

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