The Union County Jail currently has six (6) full-time employees. The jail holds 11 inmates (3 single cells and 2 four-person cells) and is generally full to capacity including sending inmates to be temporarily housed in other county jails. The jail meets standards to house male and female prisoners.
Jail meals are prepared at Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston and delivered to the jail.
Inmate Contact Information
The Union County Jail will not accept the following items for inmates:
- obscene or pornographic materials
- personal checks
- stamped envelopes
- periodicals not sent directly from the publisher
Mail should be addressed as follows:
Union County Jail
302 N. Pine St.
Creston, IA 50801
Inmates are not allowed incoming calls. Outgoing calls from inmates are allowed on a daily basis.
All visitors must present a photo ID.
Visitors must be on a list provided by the inmate.
Union County Sheriff
Union County Sheriff’s Office
302 North Pine Street
Creston, Iowa 50801
Telephone (641) 782-7717
Civil Clerk (641) 782-7322
Fax (641) 782-8404
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday
Brian Burkhalter and Ryan Maitlen
Eric Denton, TJ Dunphy, William Graham,