Buchanan County Jail Information

319-334-2568
210 5th Avenue NE, Independence, IA, 50644


Buchanan County Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of Independence, Buchanan County, IA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Iowa 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 Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC)

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

Buchanan County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Buchanan County Jail
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:210 5th Avenue NE, Independence, IA, 50644
Contact Numbers:319-334-2568
Capacity:26
City:Independence
Postal Code:50644
State :Iowa
County:Buchanan County
Jail Webpage:

Buchanan County Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Buchanan 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 Iowa statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
210 5th Avenue NE, Independence, IA, 50644

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 319-334-2568.

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 Buchanan 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 3 nearby jails/prisons

Buchanan County Jail

210 5th Avenue NE, Independence, IA, 50644 319-334-2568

Independence Jail

Buchanan County Courthouse210 5th Avenue Northeast, Independence, IA, 50644 319-334-2520

Jesup Jail

601 Young StreetPO Box 592, Jesup, IA, 50648 319-827-1919

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