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Columbia County Prison

721 Iron Street

Bloomsburg, PA  17815


County History:   

Columbia county was established in 1813 and is a poetic name that reminds us of Christopher Columbus.  The county seat is Bloomsburg.  

County Population:  66,797

Area Code(s):  272, 570

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Timothy Chamberlain

35 West Main Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Voice: 570-389-5622 (M-F, 8:00am – 4:30pm)
570-784-6300 (nights/weekends/holidays)
Fax: 570-389-5625

Police Department:

Country: USA

Address 1: 308 Locust St

City: Columbia

State: PA

Zip Code: 17512-1121

County: Lancaster County

Phone #: 717-684-7735

Fax #: 717-684-6008

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Crime Stats for Bloomsburg:  Bloomsburg’s violent crime rate has been consistently below the national average each year since 2001.     

Per 1,000 residents, Bloomsburg has an unknown number of officers.  Pennsylvania’s average is 2.61  

County Clerk:  Unknown  

Inmate Search Instructions:  No information available

Visiting Hours:  


Female Visits0830-1000 (8:30 am-10:00 am)
C-Unit Visits1000-1200 (10:00 am-12:00 pm)
Female Visits *1-1:30 DL/AL if any1200-1330 (12:00 pm-1:30 pm)
SPECIAL Visits (PC Inmates)1330-1430 (1:30 pm-2:30 pm)
Male Visits1430-1800 (2:30 pm-6:00 pm)
Male Visits **Reserved exclusively for Extended Visits, if none then Regular Males**1800-1930 (6:00 pm-7:30 pm)


Males0830-1500 (8:30 am-3:00 pm)
Males-RHU (Disciplinary Lock)1500-1530 (3:00 pm-3:30 pm)
Males-RHU (Admin Lock)1530-1600 (3:30 pm-4:00 pm)
Males1600-1730 (4:00 pm-5:30 pm)
Females1730-1930 (5:30 pm-7:30 pm)

Sending mail to Inmates:  No information available

Sending funds to inmates:  


  • Inmate Deposits for Commissary Services are available through Access Corrections.
  • You may set up an inmate account by visiting AccessCorrections.com or by calling 1-866-345-1884.
  • You may also deposit money via the Kiosk, located in the visitation waiting room during visitation hours.

Working at Columbia County:  

Sex Offender Search:  No information available

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  

Bail for District Magistrate cases can be posted at the Columbia County prison during the hours listed below:

Monday – Friday8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and SundayAnytime

To post bail Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., you must go to the Magisterial District Judge’s office which set the bail. The phone number for each District Magistrate office is listed on the Columbia County web site http://columbiapa.org under Offices and Agencies, choose District Justices.

Columbia County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined122
Avg Daily Population130
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll39
Full time total employees39
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1995
Year of major renovation1995
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Columbia County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201633,883
Number Employed Annual Average, 201631,985
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,898
Unemployment Rate, 20165.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201544,763
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Columbia County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20149,339
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201515.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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