Appanoose County Jail, IA

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Appanoose County Jail

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The Appanoose County Jail is in Centerville, Iowa. The jail is managed by the Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office. The jail has inmates who are either awaiting trial, sentencing, or a combo of both.

Inmates that are already sentenced are typically held for less than 24-months. Appanoose County Jail also accepts inmates from the surrounding towns that do not have their own jail. The inmates are booked and kept until they head to arraignment.

Appanoose County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Appanoose County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 1125 West Van Buren Street PO Box 474, Centerville, IA, 52544
Phone: 641-437-7100
Capacity: 12
Facility Type: Adult
City: Centerville
Postal Code: 52544
State: Iowa
County: Appanoose County
Official Website:

Appanoose County Jail does have their inmate information roster public. You can find it at the Appanoose County Jail official website. If you are not finding an inmate in the Appanoose County Jail, you can always call the Appanoose County Jail at 641-437-7100.

You will need to have the inmate’s number or their first and last name in order to for the officer to locate them.

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Appanoose County Law Enforcement Center

Address: 1125 West Van Buren Street, Centerville, Iowa, 52544
Phone: 641-437-7100
Email: [email protected]

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive mail. You will need to address it as follows for them to receive your letters:

(Inmate’s Cell Location and SPN Number)
Appanoose County Jail
1125 West Van Buren Street PO Box 474, Centerville, IA, 52544

For safety and security purposes, follow these standards when sending mail to inmates through the U.S. Postal Service. Mail that does not meet these standards may be returned to the sender. These requirements do not apply to Legal Mail.

For the safety of our staff and other inmates, all mail will have to be sent through the United States Postal Service. Mail that does not meet the following requirements stated below will be mailed back to sender. However, Legal Mail is not included in this list.

  • Inmates can only receive postcards
  • Postage must be pre-printed or metered. No glued-on stamps will be permitted.
  • Postcards can be a minimum size of 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches.
  • Postcards can be a maximum size of 4.25 inches by 6 inches.
  • Postcards (the side you write on) must be white.
  • Your message can only be written in blue or black ink pen.

Sending Money

Money can be sent/deposited into an inmate’s account in Appanoose County Jail in a few different ways.


You can deposit money using your credit, debit card, or cash right in the jail lobby or you can go down to the visitation center lobby.


You can put money in an inmate’s account in Appanoose County Jail by using TouchPay. Fees do apply with this service.


You can also call TouchPay on the phone at 866-232-1899. Fees do apply with this service.


You can send money orders to the jail Appanoose County Jail using either by snail mail also known as United States Postal Service or Western Union. Money orders cannot be larger than $75. The envelope must have “Inmate Accounting” written on it. Do not put your postcard in this envelope as it will be sent back to you along with the money order.

Phone calls

In every housing pod, there is a coinless pay telephone that inmates in Appanoose County Jail can use without a fee to reach their legal counsel. However, the other phones will cost inmates to be able to phone home to family and friends.


Any and all visitors wanting to visit an inmate at the Appanoose County Jail is required to be on the approved visitation list. This goes for either online visits and visits at the jail.

Appointments need to be made for visits. You must schedule your visit appointment 24-hours prior. You can either schedule online, or by stopping by at the jail. You cannot call the Appanoose County Jail to set up an appointment.

Visitation takes place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM. Inmates who are in maximum-security or being kept in mental health parts of the facility are not permitted to have visitors.

Visiting 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

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates are permitted 2 30-minute visitation appointments a week while in the Appanoose County Jail.


Refer the map below to find the driving directions

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Appanoose County Jail and Prison Statistics

Appanoose County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions 630
Total Jail Population 23
Female Jail Population 1
Male Jail Population 12
Appanoose County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population -
Black Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 12
Appanoose County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population 10
Female Pretrial Jail Population 1
Male Pretrial Jail Population 6
Appanoose County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Appanoose County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions 29
Female Prison Admissions 6
Male Prison Admissions 23
Asian Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 28
Other Prison Admissions 1
Appanoose County Prison Population
Total Prison Population 34
Female Prison Population 5
Male Prison Population 29
Appanoose County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 34
Other Prison Population -
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