Essex County Jail, NY Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: November 9, 2020
Essex County Jail


PO Box 68 702 Stowersville Road, Lewis, NY, 12950

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The Essex County Jail is in Lewis, New York. The Essex County Jail only will house females and males over the age of 18.

The Essex County Jail is a medium-security county facility. .

Most of the offenders in the Essex County Jail is waiting for their trial or also known as pre-trial detainees.

There will be a handful of offenders within the Essex County Jail that is serving a sentence. When an offender is serving out a sentence in the Essex County Jail, they will have less than 24 months.

Essex County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Essex County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address PO Box 68 702 Stowersville Road, Lewis, NY, 12950
Phone 518-873-6974
City Lewis
Postal Code 12950
State New York
County Essex County
Official Website

Essex County Sheriff's Office

Address 100 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York, 12932
Phone 518-873-6321

Inmate Search

The Essex County Jail does not have its inmate list on the web. You will have to call the facility with your questions about an inmate. The correctional officer will ask you for the inmate’s name and date of birth.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You will be allowed to send photos and letters to an inmate in the Essex County Jail. These items will be required to be sent to the Essex County Jail by the United States Postal Service.

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate in the Essex County Jail using This is like the popular service of JPay. You will need to create an account, prior to being permitted to send money to the inmate.

You can also mail a money order through USPS to the Essex County Jail as well.

Phone calls

Combined Public Communications is the phone service in the Essex County Jail.

You will be required to create an account and choose the plan you want to have. It is up to you to do this quickly, so you do not miss any time where an inmate can contact you.

Inmates will also have the chance to call you collect as well. If the inmate calls you collect, you will be the one responsible for those fees for that phone call, not the Essex County Jail.


To be eligible to visit an offender in the Essex County Jail, you will be required to have a photo ID and be a minimum of 18 years of age. If you are under the age of 18, you will need to come to the Essex County Jail with your legal guardian.

You will need to behave when visiting an inmate, if you are disturbing other visitors, you may be asked to leave and even banned from visiting the Essex County Jail.

All visits are by appointment only. When making an appointment, you will need to add everyone that will be visiting the inmate. If you are not on the appointment, you will not be allowed to visit the inmate.

Visitation for Class D females will be permitted to have only a single contact visit each week. These visits can be held on Wednesdays and Sundays from 8 pm to 8:30 pm and 8:45 pm to 9:15 pm.

All visitation will happen at the old courthouse located at:

PO Box 68 702 Stowersville Road, Lewis, NY, 12950

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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