Anamosa State Penitentiary

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Updated on: October 29, 2020

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Location 406 North High StreetBox 10, Anamosa, IA, 52205
Official Website

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Outside of Anamosa, Iowa, this is Anamosa State Penitentiary with capacity of around 1110 inmates at any given time. They do have an education program to help inmates gain skills needed to help them re-enter society. Most occupants have been arrested for DWI and substance abuse offenses.

Anamosa State Penitentiary — General Information

Facility Name Anamosa State Penitentiary
Facility Type State Prison
Address 406 North High StreetBox 10, Anamosa, IA, 52205
Capacity 1110
Facility Type Adult
City Anamosa
Postal Code 52205
State Iowa
County Jones County
Official Website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at the Anamosa State Penitentiary love to receive mail, and it is encouraged. To send mail to an inmate, include the offender’s name, Iowa DOC number, and unit address. You can find the specific unit address for an inmate at this website.

While you cannot send books, newspapers, and magazines directly to an inmate, you can work to set up shipments of these materials directly from a publisher to an inmate.

Sending Money

There are a few different ways to send money to an inmate at the Anamosa State Penitentiary. You can send a money order or cashier's check, use a monthly checking account debit, or pay through Western Union. Reference this link to view instructions on how to send money to an inmate.

Phone calls

Inmates cannot receive phone calls, but you can get set up so an inmate can call you. To register your phone number, start on this webpage.

Before you get started registering, make sure you have the offender's Iowa DOC ID Number. If you do not know the ID Number, you can search for that here. You can also get assistance by calling 319-462-3504 or 319-462-3504.

Inmates can make phone calls for up to 30 minutes between 7:00AM and 10:00PM.


Schedule your visit ahead of time, or you might get turned away. Plan to visit on Saturdays and Sundays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Inmates must list the names of all visitors on a Visitor’s List

Work with the Anamosa State Penitentiary Warden’s office to schedule a visit. You can reach out to them between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at least one day before you plan to visit. Have all information available for visitors: name, birthdate, and legal government identification. Once you are on the Visitor’s List, you can reach out to the warden to schedule a visit. Plan to dress conservatively.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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