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Cherokee County, IA Jail and Prison System

Address: 111 North 5th Street, Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: 712-225-6738

Cherokee County IA Jail is a Medium security level County Jail located in the city of Cherokee, Iowa. The facility houses Male Offender who are convicted for crimes which come under Iowa state and federal laws. The County Jail was opened in 1980 Cherokee County IA Jail has a total population of 10, being the 2nd largest facility in Iowa. The facility has a capacity of 12 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

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

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  • 10 Population
  • 12 Capacity
  • Cherokee, IA Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Cherokee County IA Jail?

Locating an Inmate in Cherokee County IA Jail

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Cherokee County IA Jail is to contact the County Jail for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

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

Be Prepared to Cherokee County IA Jail Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Cherokee County IA Jail inmate contact the facility directly via 712-225-6738 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Cherokee County IA 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 Cherokee County IA 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
Mon7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tue7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wed7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thu7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Fri7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Sat7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Sun7:30 AM to 9:00 PM

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 Cherokee County IA 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 712-225-6738. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at

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