Wadena City Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: December 2, 2020
Wadena City Jail


121 Colfax Avenue SE, Wadena, MN, 56482


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The Wadena City Jail is a medium-security city jail. .

The sheriff manages the Wadena Police Department. The Wadena Police Department is in charge of operating the Wadena City Jail where the inmates are housed in single cells on two levels. Inmates that are held here get 3 meals a day but are very restricted in what they can and can not do because the security is tight.

The Wadena City Jail provides a variety of programs and services for the inmates so that they can learn new skills and be more successful once they are released from jail.

Wadena City Jail — General Information

Facility Name Wadena City Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Address 121 Colfax Avenue SE, Wadena, MN, 56482
Phone 218-631-7700
City Wadena
Postal Code 56482
State Minnesota
County Wadena County
Official Website http://www.wadena.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=featured&Itemid=523

Inmate Search

The Wadena City Jail has a list of who is being held as well as their charges, bond amount, and next court date and time on their website.

If you would like to do an inmate search but don’t have access to the internet you can always give the detention center a call at 218-631-7700 and the staff can help you find who you are looking for.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The offenders in this facility are allowed to get written letters from loved ones as long as they are written in pencil, black or blue ink. Contraband is prohibited.

Sending Money

If you would like to fund an inmate’s account so they can make purchases from the commissary you can do so by using the kiosk that is located in the jail lobby. The kiosk accepts cash and credit cards. Keep in mind that there is a fee to use this service.

The jail does not accept checks of any kind.

Phone calls

The inmate’s loved ones are able to create a phone account through Securus by giving them a call at 800.844.6591 or visiting their website.

This will allow the inmates to receive messages from their loved ones. The inmate will also be able to call their friends and family that have a landline. Inmates are not able to make phone calls to cell phones.


You will need to present your government-issued photo ID card and be dressed modestly. Visitations can be canceled without reason or warning at any time. You may be subject to being searched.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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