The county jail is located at 399 Broadway, Fort Edward, New York, Telephone Number (518) 746-2476. It has a capacity of 179 inmates and serves all of the County, including the Towns of Argyle, Cambridge, Dresden, Easton, Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Granville, Greenwich, Hampton, Hartford, Hebron, Jackson, Kingsbury, Putnam, Sale, White Creek and Whitehall and the Villages of Cambridge, Fort Edward, Granville, Greenwich, Hudson Falls, Salem and Whitehall. The Sheriff of Washington County is Jeffrey J. Murphy. Sheriff Murphy is ultimately responsible for the administration of the Counties Jail. The Jail Administrator is Eugene McKenna. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department website, in 2012 a total of 1,263 people were booked into the facility on various charges from all sources. Of those,1,037 were males and 226 were females. The jail has over 5,000 visitors per year.
Prior to becoming a member of the North Country Bail Bond team licensed bail bond agent Robert Winn was the District Attorney of Washington County for sixteen years and worked as an Assistant District Attorney for another eight years. Both Mr. Winn and North Country Bail Bond agent Lloyd Swartz are residents of Washington County and are well familiar with the legal processes of Washington County and can work quickly to get your loved one released on bail. In fact, Mr. Winn and Mr. Swartz are the other licensed bail bond agents licensed by the State of New York who reside in Washington County.
According to the United States Census, the population of Washington County was 63,216 in 2010. Demographically, the population is 94.6% white and 3.4% African American. The population per square mile is 76.1. The county is known for being a rural, agricultural based county and one of its most famous residents was Grandma Moses, the renown American painter. The Granville area is known for being the Colored Slate Capital of the world. Both Lake Champlain and Lake George have extensive shorelines in Washington County.
The licensed bail bond agents of North County Bail Bonds are committed to serving our clients and can provide fast, professional service to all those confined in the County Jail. If arrested in the county and need a local bondsman, call the licensed bail bond agents of North Country Bail Bonds.