Lyon County Jail Information

410 South Boone Street, Rock Rapids, IA, 51246

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

Lyon County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Lyon County Jail
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:410 South Boone Street, Rock Rapids, IA, 51246
Contact Numbers:712-472-8300
City:Rock Rapids
Postal Code:51246
State :Iowa
County:Lyon County
Jail Webpage://

Lyon County Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Lyon 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
410 South Boone Street, Rock Rapids, IA, 51246

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 712-472-8300.

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 Lyon 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

O'Brien County Jail

240 1st Street NortheastPO Box 260, Pringhar, IA, 51245 712-957-5245

Lyon County Jail

410 South Boone Street, Rock Rapids, IA, 51246 712-472-8300

Osceola County Jail

309 6th Street, Sibley, IA, 51249 712-754-2556

Rock Rapids Police Detention

410 South Boone Street, Rock Rapids, IA, 51246 712-472-2558

City of Rock Valley Police Jail

1302 Main Street, Rock Valley, IA, 51247 712-476-5716

Sioux Center Police Jail

335 1st Avenue Northwest, Sioux Center, IA, 51250 712-722-0761

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