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The Blue Earth County Jail in the city of Mankato serves as the prison for Blue Earth County County and other nearby cities. Blue Earth County Jail is a county jail, serving Mankato and surrounding areas. Be sure to check that an inmate is at a location and can receive visitors before making travel plans.

Calling an inmate can be difficult and costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute to make long-distance calls. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that has the same area code as the jail but rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Globaltel provides this service and you can reach them at Inmate Calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit Jail Postcards.

City Jails generally house people who have been recently arrested and/or those awaiting trial. Many inmates may also be serving shorter sentences following trial, while others may serve time there while awaiting transfer to longer term state our county prison facilities. Each type of prison or jail facility will have different visiting hours and rules and procedures for visiting. It’s important to get set up with phone service so you can get these details about these jail visitation times and procedures from your inmate.

Blue Earth County Jail is a county jail, so most of the inmates at Blue Earth County Jail will be post trial convicts serving medium sentences that that were too long for short term police department jail stays, but not long enough to justify transfer to a Minnesota State prison facility. It’s important for inmates in County jail to have access to commissary funds to buy things like toothpaste and stamps for letters. They will also need funds for phone calls which should be made using a service like Globaltel’s cheaper jail call service at Inmate Calls to avoid long distance charges when making prison calls.

Blue Earth County Jail is in the CST time zone. It’s important for families of inmates to help each other with information and tips about the prison facility they are in. You can leave comments and tips below about the best places to stay when visiting your inmate as well comments about any local service organization not already on our list of those available to help local families of inmates. We urge you to add your own comments about Blue Earth County Jail below. “

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Our Address:

PO Box 228, Mankato, MN 56002-0228

GPS:

44.163964, -94.004117