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Northumberland County Dept. Of Corrections

39 North 2nd Street

Sunbury, PA  17801

(570) 644-7890

County History:   

Northumberland county was established in 1772 and was named for northern England’s Northumberland county.  Sunbury is both the county seat and the largest city.   

County Population:  94,076

Area Code(s):  570, 717

Jail Website:  

NOTE:  Since the January 2015 fire, the county jail has been operating (for male offenders) out of the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Coal Township.  Some female offenders may be housed at SCI Muncy.

The county jail offices are temporarily being housed at the county jail offices at:

Northumberland County Prison

1 Kelley Drive

Coal Township PA  17866

County Sheriff:  Robert J. Wolfe

399 Stadium Drive
Sunbury Pa 17801

Phone: 570.988.4116
Fax:  570.988.4268

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Crime Stats for Sunbury:  Sunbury’s violent crime rate has been above the national average every year since 2001; however, it has been on a downward trend since 2011 and was at an all-time low, just a tad below the national average in 2014.  Statistics for 2015 were not available.   

Per 1,000 residents, Sunbury has 1.13 or 11 officers, which is below Pennsylvania’s average of 2.61  

County Clerk:  Unknown  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  

  • Coal Township – Non-contact visits with immediate family members on the inmate’s approved visiting list will be held for Northumberland County Prison inmates on Tuesdays & Wednesdays only each week, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Only two visitors per inmate are permitted. 
  • Muncy – Inmates are permitted two non-contact visits per week (Monday through Friday only – no holidays or weekends) with approved visitors.  Visiting hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Visits are for one hour with a maximum of two approved visitors in attendance

Sending mail to Inmates:  

John Doe ST-1234
SCI Coal Township
1 Kelley Drive
Coal Township, PA  17866 

Jane Doe OT-1234
SCI Muncy
Box 180, Route 405
Muncy, PA  17756 

Sending funds to inmates:  


Working at Northumberland County:  

Sex Offender Search:  No information available  

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Northumberland County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Northumberland County Probation Department
Location:322 North 2nd Street, Sunbury, Pennsylvania, 17801
Northumberland County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined192
Avg Daily Population185
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll46
Full time total employees46
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1876
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Northumberland County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201643,886
Number Employed Annual Average, 201641,101
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,785
Unemployment Rate, 20166.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201544,221
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Northumberland County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201411,686
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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