Lyon County Detention

Lyon County Detention, MN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: October 24, 2022
Postal Code
Lyon County
Phone Number
611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258

About Lyon County Detention

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The Lyon County Detention is a medium-security detention center located in Marshall, Minnesota and was built in 1993. This county jail is operated locally by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing.

The mission of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is to “ensure fair and equal administration of the law, preserving public safety and doing so with professionalism and unity of purpose, while being good stewards of the public’s trust.”

Lyon County Detention houses 87 inmates daily, and employs one captain, one lieutenant, seven sergeants, 28 detention officers, and one medical personnel.

Inmates in the Lyon County Detention are offered a variety of programs, including substance abuse and religious programs. The goal of these inmates is to leave in better shape than they arrived and to be equipped to live a productive life in society.

All inmates in custody of Lyon County Detention have three meals a day, recreation time, and medical care.

Lyon County Sheriffs Department

611 West Main Street, Marshall, Minnesota, 56258

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

All inmates of the Lyon County Detention may send and receive postcards only through the U.S. Postal Service.

Mail sent to an inmate should be addressed as follows:

Inmate's Name

611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258

A return address and full name is required for all mail sent to the facility. If no name or return address is present, the mail will be discarded.

Inmates may receive paperback books; however, they must be brand new and sent from the publisher or bookstore where the book was purchased. Materials of a sexual or violent nature are not permitted and will be returned to sender.

Sending Money

Lyon County Detention contracts with TurnKey Corrections to provide its inmates with commissary needs. You can deposit money for an inmate’s account one of three ways:

Use the kiosk in the jail’s lobby. You can use cash or credit cards.

Go online to visit and make an account. You can use a credit card to deposit money.

Mail-in a money order using the following address:

Lyon County Detention, Inmate Accounts

611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258

Phone calls

Lyon County Detention uses the third-party company, Encartele, to provide phone services. If you want to communicate via phone with an inmate at Lyon County Detention, you will need to make an account with this company using this website


Inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit on their visitation day. Three visitors are allowed for each inmate at one tie. A valid ID is required from each visitor. Visitation is a first-come, first basis.

Visitation hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 9 PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

All visits are non-contact and through a glass window. The inmate and visitor will speak through a phone. All visits are monitored by staff.

The Lyon County Detention staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for visitation.

The following clothing is inappropriate for visitation:

Any clothing that is too revealing
see-through material
Any undergarments that are showing

Shorts and skirts that are above the mid-thigh

Clothing promoting gang affiliation
Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity
Clothing depicting anything obscene

Call 507-537-7666 to ask specific questions about the Lyon County Detention Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

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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