Anita Jail Information

744 Main Street, Anita, IA, 50020

Anita Jail is a low security city jail located in city of Anita, Cass County, IA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Iowa state law. It houses the people who have been arrested and are awaiting trial, sentence or pending plea. Most of the inmates serving their time in Anita Jail are sentenced for less then a year for crimes which are less serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Anita Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Anita Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Anita Jail
Jail Type :City Jail
Location:744 Main Street, Anita, IA, 50020
Contact Numbers:712-762-4168
Postal Code:50020
State :Iowa
County:Cass County
Jail Webpage://

Anita Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Anita Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Iowa statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
744 Main Street, Anita, IA, 50020

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 712-762-4168.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Anita Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 5 nearby jails/prisons

Cass County Jail

5 West 7th Street, Atlantic, IA, 50022-1494 712-243-2206

Audubon County Jail

318 Leroy StreetPO Box 262, Audubon, IA, 50025 712-563-2631

Anita Jail

744 Main Street, Anita, IA, 50020 712-762-4168

Ankeny Jail

411 Southwest Ordnance Road, Ankeny, IA, 50023 515-289-5240

Atlantic Jail

23 East 4th Street, Atlantic, IA, 50022 712-243-3512

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