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Union County IA Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: June 28, 2019
302 North Pine St, Creston, IA 50801

Union County IA 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.

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Union 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: 641-782-7717

The Union County IA Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 302 North Pine St Creston, IA which is operated locally by the Union 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. Union County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Creston Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Union County Jail currently has 6 full time employees. The jail holds 11 inmates (3 single cells and 2 four person cells) and is generally full to capacity including sending inmates to be temporarily housed in other county jails. The jail meets standards to house male and female prisoners. Jail meals are prepared at HyVee in Creston and delivered to the jail.


The Union County Jail will not accept the following items for inmates: packages, obscene or pornographic materials, personal checks, stamped envelopes, food, or periodicals not sent directly from the publisher. Mail should be addressed as follows:

Inmate’s Name
Union County Jail
302 N. Pine St.
Creston, IA 50801

Telephone Calls:
Inmates are not allowed incoming calls. Outgoing calls from inmates are allowed on a daily basis.

Inmate Locator

Union 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 Union 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 641-782-7717.


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

Visitation Information

Union County Jail - Visitation

Bunk 1
Saturday 9:00am - 9:45am
Sunday 2:15pm - 2:30am
Wednesday 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Bunk 2
Saturday 9:45am - 10:00am
Sunday 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Wednesday 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Bunk 3
Saturday 10:00am - 10:15am
Sunday 1:45pm - 2:00pm
Wednesday 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Bunk 4
Saturday 10:15am - 10:30am
Sunday 1:30pm - 1:45pm
Wednesday 6:45pm - 7:00pm
Bunk 5
Saturday 10:30am - 10:45am
Sunday 1:15pm - 1:30pm
Wednesday 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Bunk 6
Saturday 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Wednesday 7:15pm - 7:30pm
Bunk 7
Saturday 1:15pm - 1:30pm
Sunday 10:30am - 10:45am
Wednesday 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Bunk 8
Saturday 1:30pm - 1:45pm
Sunday 10:15am - 10:30am
Wednesday 7:45pm - 8:00pm
Bunk 9
Saturday 1:45pm - 2:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 10:15am
Wednesday 8: 00pm - 8:15pm
Bunk 10
Saturday 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Sunday 9:45am - 10:00am
Wednesday 8: 15pm - 8:30pm
Bunk 11
Saturday 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Sunday 9:30am - 9:45am
Wednesday 8:30pm - 8:45pm

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