Johnson County IA Jail

Iowa City is home to the Johnson County IA Jail. This prison facility serves Iowa City and other cities in the Johnson County area areas. Always call first to make sure an inmate can receive visitors and is at the facility at Iowa City IA, 52244-2540 in Johnson before traveling or booking hotels.

Prisons in IA like Johnson County IA Jail can often make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. Some prisons charge over $10 a minute to make a long distance phone call. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that will ring your phone number(s) no matter where you live. provides this service and you can reach them at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Talk with your inmate to learn about the permitted hours for phone calls, rules for sending mail and days and times for visitation, Facilities in IA all have different rules that you’ll be required to follow.

Johnson County IA Jail is a County Jail. It’s important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.

Johnson County IA Jail is in the CST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren’t in that same timezone. It’s important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Johnson County IA Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.

Johnson County IA Jail Map