Watonwan County Jail, MN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: November 19, 2020
Watonwan County Jail


710 2nd Avenue South, St. James, MN, 56081


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The Watonwan County Jail calls St. James, Minnesota home. The Watonwan County Jail officially opened back in 1988. The Watonwan County Jail was originally designed to house just over 287 offenders. Most of these offenders will be residents directly from Watonwan County.


The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office oversees the daily operation at the Watonwan County Jail.

The main mission at the Watonwan County Jail is for every offender to leave the jail in a great condition where they will be less likely to re-offend soon.

The Watonwan County Jail can achieve their mission by offering its inmates a variety of services and programs including but not limited to the following:

  • Religious Services

  • Yoga

  • Recreational Program

  • Educational Program

  • Mental Health Counseling

Watonwan County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Watonwan County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 710 2nd Avenue South, St. James, MN, 56081
Phone 507-375-3121
City St. James
Postal Code 56081
State Minnesota
County Watonwan County
Official Website http://www.co.watonwan.mn.us/index.aspx?nid=204

Watonwan County Sheriff's Office

Address PO Box 168, St. James, Minnesota, 56081
Phone 507-375-3121
Fax 507-375-1246

Inmate Search

The Watonwan County Jail is unlike many other county jails. Most county jails within the United States do not have their booking reports available on the web for the community to look at.

The Watonwan County Jail has its booking reports available on the web. You and browse through these reports on your time.

You are more than welcome to locate information that you may or may not need or be interested in.

Keep in mind that these reports will be updated daily.

If you have any questions you will need to contact the Watonwan County Jail.

You can also use VINELink as well to get real-time alerts on the inmate.

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

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Mail is one way you can keep in touch with an inmate in the Watonwan County Jail. Mail is going to be a more cost-effective way to keep in touch with an inmate.

However, writing an inmate can take a bit of time before the inmate will receive a letter from you. You will need to account that the correctional officers at the Watonwan County Jail will take a few days to sort and examine all mail prior to giving it out to the inmates.

Sending Money

Money will need to either be in the form of a money order. The money order can then be mailed to the Watonwan County Jail or if you rather bring it with you to your visit you can do so.

If you choose to bring it to your visit, you will need to give it to the officer while you are checking in for your visit. You will not be allowed to hand over the money order to the inmate directly.

Phone calls

IC Solutions is the phone service at the Watonwan County Jail.

What does that mean?

That means the Watonwan County Jail uses IC Solutions, which in result will require you to create an account with them (if you do not have one already).

By creating an account, this will give you the power over the account. You will be able to make sure there is money in the account and that the inmate will always have enough funds to call you.


Visitation in the Watonwan County Jail is going to be held daily between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.

You are more than welcome to come down to the Watonwan County Jail and visit an inmate. You can bring the money order with you as well. But you will need to have a photo identification card that was issued by the government to be allowed into the facility.

If you are bringing a kid under the age of 18, you will be required to be with them the entire time you are in the facility. You will not be allowed to leave the kid alone.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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