Blue Earth County Jail Information

507-304-4830, 507-625-9500
401 Carver RoadPO Box 228, Mankato, MN, 56002-0228

Blue Earth County Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of Mankato, Blue Earth County, MN. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Minnesota state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC)

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

Blue Earth County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Blue Earth County Jail
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:401 Carver RoadPO Box 228, Mankato, MN, 56002-0228
Contact Numbers:507-304-4830, 507-625-9500
Postal Code:56002-0228
State :Minnesota
County:Blue Earth County
Jail Webpage:

Blue Earth County Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Blue Earth County 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 Minnesota statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
401 Carver RoadPO Box 228, Mankato, MN, 56002-0228

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 507-304-4830, 507-625-9500.

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 Blue Earth County 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 6 nearby jails/prisons

Freeborn County Adult Detention Center

411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, MN, 56007 507-377-4681

Freeborn County Detention Center (ICE)

411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, MN, 56007 507-377-5267

Blue Earth County Jail

401 Carver RoadPO Box 228, Mankato, MN, 56002-0228 507-304-4830, 507-625-9500

Mankato Public Safety Department - Police Jail

710 South Front Street, Mankato, MN, 56002 507-387-8780

North Mankato Police Jail

1001 Belgrade AvenuePO Box 2055, North Mankato, MN, 56002 507-625-4141

City of Albert Lea Police Jail

411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, MN, 56007 507-377-5210

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