400 W. 4th St.
Davenport, Iowa 52801-1104

Hours of Operation:
7 Days a Week - 24 hours a Day

Office Hours:
M - F; 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Visitor's Hours:
By appointment only

Parking: Free parking is available in the visitor's lot adjacent to the jail or on-street metered parking is available in front of the building on 4th Street. [ Parking Map ]

Cartoon of man at a computer with a smile on his faceDid You Know?

The older portion of the Scott County Jail (the north section) was built in 1898 and originally was lit with gas lamps. Scott County has renovated the facility numerous times in the last 100 years. In 1983, an addition was added to the building, attaching it to the Courthouse to the south.

The entire structure (excluding the Tremont annex) is approximately 45,000 square feet on four floors. This downtown facility has a licensed capacity of 134 beds. Meals for this facility and the Tremont annex are prepared at the kitchen here and transported to the other location. This facility has a unique "outdoor" recreation yard, not visible or accessible to the outside.

News & Notices

The Scott County Board of Supervisors will be conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the completion of the Scott County Juvenile Diversion Programs space. The ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday October 31, 2017 at 500 W 4th Street, the east side of the building.
Posted: October 25, 2017