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Lucas County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: September 12, 2022
Lucas County Jail
1023 Linden Avenue, Chariton, IA, 50049

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The Lucas County Jail provides service to the Lucas County and surrounding towns and counties as well.

The Lucas County Jail is a medium-security facility that is home to both adult female and adult male inmates. No inmate in the Lucas County Jail is under the age of 18.

Majority of inmates in the facility are going through their trial, or they are serving out their sentences. Inmates who are kept in the Lucas County Jail to finish out their sentences are inmates who were sentenced to less than 2 years.

Lucas County Jail — General Information

Lucas County Jail, County Jail.
1023 Linden Avenue, Chariton, IA, 50049

Lucas County Sheriffs Department

Address: 48559 Hy Vee Road, Chariton, Iowa, 50049

Phone: 641-774-5083

Fax: 641-774-1660

Website: website

Trying to find information about the inmate in the Lucas County Jail can be quite the daunting task.

The Lucas County Jail keeps records on all inmates in their facility. These records will have the charges, bail information, along with the court transactions on the inmate.

However, the Lucas County Jail does not keep these records online or easily accessible to the public.

If you need these records on an inmate or for an inmate, you will need to contact the Jail Records Division at 641-774-5083.

You should also know that there may be fees associated with pulling these records as well.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Inmates in the Lucas County Jail can receive written letters from their loved ones back home. These letters cannot contain stamps, checks, cash, or pictures. You are only permitted to send them a handwritten letter.

You will need to mail the envelope to the following address:

Lucas County Jail

1023 Linden Avenue, Chariton, IA, 50049

If you mail anything that an inmate cannot have, it will not be given to the inmate, it will not be sent back to you, it will be properly discarded in the mailroom.

Sending Money

Please note that the Lucas County Jail does not accept money orders.

The Lucas County Jail now uses inmatedeposits.com. You will need to create an account to send money to an inmate.

With this service you will be permitted to make deposits on a daily, weekly, or even a monthly basis. Each deposit can be up to $300.

To make a successful deposit into an inmate’s account, you will be required to know the inmate’s identification number.

You can make deposits one of the three following ways:

  • You can log in to your account at the inmatedeposits.com

  • You can call 641-774-5083

  • You can go to the Lucas County Jail lobby and use the kiosk

Phone calls

Inmates cannot take phone calls, but inmates can make phone calls. All outgoing phone calls from the Lucas County Jail will be collect calls.

You will need to have a landline phone to receive these phone calls. You will also need to know that these phone calls will be at your expense. Inmates will not be paying for this service and neither is the Lucas County Jail.


The Lucas County Jail permits inmates to have 3 visits per week. Visiting hours at the Lucas County Jail goes as follows:

In order to visit an inmate, you will need to first and foremost bring your driver’s license to be allowed into the visitation area. All visits with inmates in the Lucas County Jail are no-contact visits. You will be sitting behind a glass partition when visiting the inmate. There will be no touching involved or allowed.

Visiting Hours

7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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