Steele County Detention Center

Steele County Detention Center, MN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: December 1, 2020

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Location 2500 Alexander Strret, Owatonna, MN, 55060
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The Steele County Detention Center has the capacity of housing up to 154 male offenders. The Steele County Detention Center also will house female offenders in the Owatonna Courthouse’s third floor. They can only house up to 29 female offenders at one given time.

Steele County Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Steele County Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Address 2500 Alexander Strret, Owatonna, MN, 55060
Capacity 154
Facility Type Adult
City Owatonna
Postal Code 55060
State Minnesota
County Steele County
Official Website

Steele County Sheriffs Office

Address 204 East Pearl Street, Owatonna, Minnesota, 55060
Phone 507-444-3800
Fax 507-444-3894
Website website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

The cheapest way to stay in contact with an inmate in the Steele County Detention Center is to write to them. You will not be allowed to use or send the following:

  • Glitter

  • Stamps

  • Glue

  • Drawings

  • Photos

  • Greeting Cards

  • Stickers

Make sure you have your full return address and the inmate’s information on the envelope, or the mail will be refused.

Sending Money

While you may think that the Steele County Detention Center will provide inmates with everything they could ever think of, there will be items and things that the correctional facility will not provide.

When this happens inmates will need funds to purchase said things from the commissary. This is where you will come in.

You will need to go to the Here you can create an account and deposit funds using your credit and/or debit card. The money will be in the inmate’s account shortly after you finish your deposit.

Phone calls

As of late, the only way an inmate and you can talk via the telephone is if you have a landline. The inmates only way of calling you on the phone is by making collect calls. Collect calls cannot be received on a mobile phone.

If you do not have a landline, you will never get any of the phone calls from a prisoner at the Steele County Detention Center.


The visitation schedule is currently not made public. If you would like to visit an inmate, you will need to get in contact with the Steele County Detention Center to find out when their visitation is being held and if you need to make an appointment or not.

If you will be bringing a minor, you will also want to ask what the procedure for that is as well.

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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