Lyon County Detention, MN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258
Lyon County Detention

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Find Arrest & Court records, Mugshots and Contact Info.

In Marshall, Minnesota is where you will be able to find the Lyon County Detention. The Lyon County Detention was originally a one-room jail but now over 87 inmates can be held at any given time. 

Ever since the early 1800's the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Lyon County Detention.  

Most of the inmates that are held in the Lyon County Detention reside in the county. The inmates in the Lyon County Detention serve no more than a 2-year sentence. Sentenced inmates, inmates awaiting trial, and inmates awaiting sentencing are held in the Lyon County Detention

How to Find Someone in Lyon County Detention

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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Lyon County Detention. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Lyon County Detention does.

The Lyon County Detention has its roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Lyon County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The Lyon County Detention roster can be searched by the information listed below:

  • Inmate's First Name
  • Inmate's Middle Name
  • Inmate's Last Name
  • End Booking Date
  • Begin Booking Date

You will see the information listed below When you do a successful inmate search: 

  • Full Name
  • Booking Number
  • Booking Date
  • Age on Booking Date
  • Cell Assigned
  •  Address Given
  • Visitation Status
  • Bond Amount
  • Visitation 
  • Sex
  • Race 
  • Cash Only
  • MniNo

The inmate’s mugshots will not be posted in this database.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Lyon County Detention inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. All letters that are sent to the jail are checked by the jail employees before they are handed out to the inmates. 

There are a number of items that you are not allowed to send in the mail along with your written letters. Items not permitted to be sent to the jail are listed below:

•    Gang Related Material
•    Plastic
•    Metal
•    Ribbons
•    String
•    Glitter
•    Confetti
•    Polaroids
•    Perfume
•    Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
•    Writing paper
•    Envelopes
•    Stamps
•    Music Cards
•    Pens
•    Pencils
•    No photographs larger than 5x7”

Inmates in the Lyon County Detention are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines sent to them. All books, newspaper and magazines will need to be sent straight from the publisher or the bookstore to the jail. You are allowed to have these items sent from Amazon. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. All used and hardcover books that are sent, will get sent back to the sender. 

The inmate's mailing address in the Lyon County Detention is: 

Inmates Full Name and ID Number
Lyon County Detention
611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258

Sending Money

In order for an inmate to make purchases at the commissary, they will need their account funded. If you would like to fund an inmate's account you can send a money order in the mail.  Only Postal Money Orders and Western Union Money Orders are accepted. You can send these money orders using the address listed below:

Lyon County Detention
l611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258

Make sure the money orders are payable to the inmate you are funding.   

There is a Kiosk in the jail lobby that you can use to transfer funds into an inmate's account. Cash, credit, or debit card payments can be used at the kiosk. However, there is a charge to use this service.  

Phone calls

For the phone service the Lyon County Detention uses Securus Technologies. You will need to create an account by logging on to the Securus Technologies official website. You can see the charges and the options for depositing funds into the inmate’s phone account over there.

The Lyon County Detention inmates are allowed to only make collect phone calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from an inmate from a landline phone. However, you will not be able to receive any collect calls from a mobile phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for and all fees associated with the collect calls. The Lyon County Detention is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.  

The inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will get terminated as soon as the 15-minutes is over. Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. If an inmate is caught using any of these features the call will get disconnected and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate. 

All calls will be monitored and/or recorded.


The Lyon County Detention inmates do not have a way to get onto the internet. The inmates do not have a way to keep in touch with friends and family using any electronic messaging systems.  You will need to send them a written letter to the address listed above if you would like to keep in touch with an inmate in the Lyon County Detention. 

Visiting Rules

The Lyon County Detention inmates are allowed to get visitors. The Lyon County Detention views visitations as a privilege and not a right. The visitation schedule is not given by the jail. In order to see if an inmate can have visitations, you will need to check the database.  

The inmate will need to let their visitors know their visitation schedule. 

Minors must be with their legal guardian. Minors are not to be left in the lobby while their legal guardian visits without them.  

Make sure you leave all your personal belongings in your vehicle. Any personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area. Only your picture ID and your car keys are permitted in the visitation area. You will need to present your driver’s license, United States Passport, or your state identification card before you are allowed in the visitation area. 

Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before your visitation. Every visit will only last 30 minutes at the most. 

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Lyon County Detention
611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258

Lyon County Detention Information

Jail Name Lyon County Detention
Jail Type County Jail
Location 611 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258
Phone 507-537-7666
City Marshall
Postal Code 56258
State Minnesota
County Lyon County
Jail Webpage website

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
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

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates in the Lyon County Detention are allowed visitations if they are in good standing. You will need to get the times and dates you are allowed to come from an inmate. 

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