Floyd County IA Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: November 28, 2021
101 S Main St, Charles City, IA 50616
Mailing Address
101 S Main St #501, Charles City, IA 50616

Floyd Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Floyd County IA Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 641-257-6271

The Floyd County IA Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 101 S Main St Charles City, IA which is operated locally by the Floyd County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Floyd County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Charles City Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Floyd County Jail is located on the 4th floor of the Floyd County Courthouse along with the Sheriff's Office and is under 24 video security.

COMMISSARY - Commissary is when inmates are allowed to purchase items that are available, such as personal hygiene items and snacks. Inmate commissary is on Tuesdays. Phone cards are handed out on Wednesdays. Money may be deposited in an inmate's account Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 4:00 PM, excluding holidays.

PHONE - All inmate phone calls are recorded, except confidential calls between an attorney and client. Inmates are allowed phone services and may make collect calls or with prepaid phone cards. Family and friends may use the phone service, (Encartele, 1-886-476-6723) to set up an account which will allow outside minutes to be added to a phone number that an inmate can call.

MAIL - All mail is subject to routine screening., Any mail that is detained by jail staff will be put in the inmate's personal property. Inmates are given 2 prepaid envelopes and paper per week. They are allowed to purchase more from commissary.

Mail should be addressed as follows:

  • Floyd County Jail
  • 101 S. Main Street, Suite 501
  • Charles City, IA 50616

Inmates are allowed 3 pictures (NO Polaroid's). NO stickers, stamps or envelopes are allowed from family or friends. All correspondence should be on white lined or white computer paper. Any money sent to an inmate should be in the form of a money order. Inmates may also receive NEW in the package; white socks, white t-shirts, white underwear and white bras.

Inmate Locator

Floyd County IA Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Iowa. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Floyd County IA Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 641-257-6271.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Floyd County IA Jail - Visitation

Visiting hours are as follows:

  • Tuesday 1:00 to 3:00 PM
  • Friday 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Visitors shall secure all prohibited items including, but not limited to, cell phones and purses outside the facility or they may have them checked with the jailers upon entrance. The Floyd County Sheriff's Office is not responsible for lost/stolen property. No video equipment, cameras, cell phones, or other recording devices are allowed in the jail.

Each visitor must bring their picture ID or driver's license. Persons under the age of eighteen (18) are prohibited. Do not bring children unless someone else is watching them, children are not to be left unattended. Only one (1) visitor per inmate at a time. Visitors may only visit one (1) inmate per day.

Each visitor will sign in and out per day.

Inmate personal property will not be released to visitors without written request or permission from the inmate.

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Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.

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