McKean County Prison, PA

McKean County Prison

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

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

The McKean County Prison is currently in private hands. The jail can hold up to 69 inmates.

McKean County Prison - General Information

Facility Name: McKean County Prison
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 17013 Route 6, Smethport, PA, 16749
Phone: 814-887-2333
Capacity: 69
Facility Type: Adult
City: Smethport
Postal Code: 16749
State: Pennsylvania
County: McKean County
Official Website:

You can find an inmate list at the McKean County Prison website. This roster only includes inmates that are currently sitting behind bars at the McKean 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 McKean County Prison, you will need to get in touch with the Records Department at 814-887-2333.

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McKean County Sheriff's Office

Address: 17013 Route 6Smethport, PA 16749
Phone: (814) 887-3454
Fax: (814) 887-5753

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
17013 Route 6, Smethport, PA, 16749

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


You will need to go to 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 McKean 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 814-887-2333.


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 McKean 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

Nearby Jail/Prison

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Kane City Jail, Pennsylvania City Jail McKean County
Smethport City Jail, Pennsylvania City Jail McKean County

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