Benton County Jail Information

113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349

Benton County Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of Vinton, Benton 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 Benton County Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Benton County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Benton County Jail
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349
Contact Numbers:319-472-2337
Postal Code:52349
State :Iowa
County:Benton County
Jail Webpage:

Benton County Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Benton 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
113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 319-472-2337.

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 Benton 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 4 nearby jails/prisons

Benton County Jail

113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349 319-472-2337

Washington County Jail

2185 Lexington Boulevard, Washington, IA, 52353 319-653-5902

Vinton Police Jail

310 A Avenue, Vinton, IA, 52349 319-472-2321

Washington Jail

215 East Washington Street, Washington, IA, 52353 319-653-2256

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