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Cooke County TX Jail

Cooke County TX Jail is located in the city of Gainesville, Texas which has a population of 16,002 (as of 2015) residents. This prison has a capacity of 212 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Cooke County TX Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1858 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 Captain Larry Winter and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Cooke 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.

Cooke County TX Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Cooke County TX Jail is:


Email Address for this Facility:

[email protected]

Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Cooke County TX Jail
300 County Road 451
Gainesville, TX 76240

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

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

Cooke County TX Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
300 County Road 451
Gainesville, TX 76240

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Visitation Hours for Cooke County TX Jail:


Monday and Saturday 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursday night 7:30pm – 9:00pm


Monday and Saturday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Wednesday night 7:30pm – 9:00pm


Year Built or Opened: 1858 Warden or Supervisor: Captain Larry Winter Total Capacity: 212 Security Level(s): medium

300 County Road 451
Gainesville, TX 76240

Phone Number(s): 940-665-3471
Fax Number: 940-668-3255
Email Address: [email protected]

300 County Road 451
Gainesville, TX 76240