Important Updates:


Outage Wednesday September 18th - Jail Inmate Population Report, Daily Incident, Property and Document Search will be unavailable from Noon to approximately 2:45 PM CT.  Our apologies on the inconvenience.  We will remove this message once service is restored.


Cerro Gordo County Jail 

Jail cell 

 Contact Numbers

  • Cerro Gordo County Jail (24hr) :         641-421-3004
  • Public Defender:                                   641-423-4181
  • Bondsman
    • North Iowa Bail Bonds:                641-420-4541
    • Lederman Bail Bonds:                 641-423-1899
    • Moore Bail Bonds:                        515-573-0417
  • Inmate Phone Problems:                    866-797-5778
  • Clerk of Court for court dates/times: 641-424-6431
  • Money can be giving to inmates by deposit onsite or going to


Frequently Asked Questions

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Inmate Mail

  • Money/Commissary

  • Personal Property

  • Phones – Family, friends and Attorney Calls

  • Posting Bond

  • Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

  • Smoking

  • Visitation Rules and Times