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Cherokee County Texas Sheriff's Office
Cherokee County - County Jail - Texas
Cherokee County TX Jail

Cherokee County TX Jail is located in the city of Rusk, Texas which has a population of 5,551 (as of 2015) residents. This prison has a capacity of 188 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Cherokee County TX Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1847 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Sheriff James Campbell and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Cherokee County TX Jail, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

Cherokee County TX Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Cherokee County TX Jail is:


Email Address for this Facility:

[email protected]

Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Cherokee County TX Jail
272 Underwood Street
Rusk, TX 75785

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Cherokee County TX Jail:

(please get a list of acceptable mail from the facility)

Cherokee County TX Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
272 Underwood Street
Rusk, TX 75785

Visitation Information for Cherokee County TX Jail

Visitation Hours for Cherokee County TX Jail:


      Tuesdays    7:30PM - 9:00PM

      Saturdays   3:00PM - 5:00PM



     Tuesdays  6:00PM - 7:30PM

     Saturdays  1:00PM -3:00PM


Year Built or Opened: 1847 Warden or Supervisor: Sheriff James Campbell Total Capacity: 188 Security Level(s): medium

272 Underwood Street
Rusk, TX 75785

Phone Number(s): 903-683-2271
Fax Number: 903-683-2813
Email Address: [email protected]

272 Underwood Street
Rusk, TX 75785