List Of Prison Facilities in Texas

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Texas. The state of Texas has 1321 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



455 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Texas has a staggering imprisonment rate of 455 per 100,000 people. A total of 2,03,115 people are currently incarcerated in Texas. 3,34,353 other convicts are on probation and 1,10,437 are on parole. View recent arrests in Texas.

Search any prison in Texas using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Texas Prison and Jail System

Texas has 461 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Texas also has 37 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 23 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 776 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Texas

Texas Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Texas By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 3,34,353
Parole 1,10,437
Life Sentence 18,462
Total Incarcerated 2,03,115

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 1,24,350
Female 9,995

How To Use The Texas Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Texas has never been easier, we have 1321 prisons in Texas. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Texas. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Texas

You can visit an Inmate in Texas only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Texas DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

Use government service eCommDirect to send money to the inmate. Find more information here: EcommDirect Site. Charges are subject to change; find the charges list on the EcommDirect page.

Contact An Inmate in Texas by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Texas

1321 Facilities in Texas are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Texas

This is full list of prisons in Texas. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Texas