Prison - George Hill Correctional Facility

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500 Cheyney Road
Thornton, PA 19373

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 23
Thornton, PA 19373

610-361-3200, Ext 255


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Inclement Weather Visitation Information: Please call 610-361-3343

Phoenix Report

Jail Oversight Board and Meeting Schedule

Visitation Schedule in PDF

Video Visitation

Visitation Dress Code for visitors in PDF format

Inmate Handbook


Weekender Rules Documentation in PDF

Delaware County Prison Phone Directory

Deposit Services Information in PDF

Sending Inmates Mail

QPR for Law Enforcement and Emergency Service Professional

How to order a Holiday Care Package for an inmate

The County of Delaware maintains a daily functional service contract with The GEO Group to manage the George W. Hill Correctional Facility.

The George W. Hill Correctional Facility is responsible for the incarceration of pre-trial detainees and persons serving a county sentence of two years less one day or a state sentence of five years less one day. Most offenders receive their first exposure to prison at the county level. In 2011, the prison maintained a daily average population of 1862 residents.

Programs currently available for the inmate population are: Work Release Program


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  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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