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Benton County, IA Jail and Prison System

Address: 113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA 52349
E-mail: sheriff@boonecounty.iowa.gov
Phone: 319-472-2337, opt. 2
Website: http://www.bentoncountyiowa.org/departments/public-safety/sheriff's-office/jail

Benton County Jail is a Medium security level County Jail located in the city of Vinton, Iowa. The facility houses Male and Female Offender who are convicted for crimes which come under Iowa state and federal laws. The County Jail was opened in 1976 The facility has a capacity of 35 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Vinton, IA judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 35 Capacity
  • Vinton, IA Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Benton County Jail?

Locating an Inmate in Benton County Jail

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Benton County Jail is to contact the County Jail for information on the inmate or visit them online at https://www.bop.gov/.

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Benton County Jail Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Benton County Jail inmate contact the facility directly via 319-472-2337, opt. 2 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Benton County Jail County Jail has visiting hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the County Jail directly.

Visiting a Benton County Jail inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours
Mon2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tue2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wed2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thu2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fri1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sat
Sun1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hol

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Benton County Jail.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the County Jail administration at 319-472-2337, opt. 2. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at sheriff@boonecounty.iowa.gov.

For sending a mail or a care package to an Benton County Jail County Jail inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Inmate's Name, Booking Number Benton County Jail 113 East 3rd Street Vinton, Iowa 52349