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Howard County TX Jail

Howard County TX Jail is located in the city of Big Spring, Texas which has a population of 27,282 (as of 2016) residents. This prison has a capacity of 96 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Howard County TX Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1952 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 86 inmates currently serving time at this facility. 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 Chief Jailer Mike Averette and houses male and female offenders.

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

Howard County TX Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Howard County TX Jail is:


Email Address for this Facility:

[email protected]

Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Howard County TX Jail
P. O. Box 1149
Big Spring, Texas 79721

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

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

Howard County TX Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
P. O. Box 1149
Big Spring, Texas 79721


Year Built or Opened: 1952 Warden or Supervisor: Chief Jailer Mike Averette Daily Inmate Count: 86 Total Capacity: 96 Security Level(s): medium

P. O. Box 1149
Big Spring, Texas 79721

Phone Number(s): 432-264-2244
Fax Number: 432-263-5355
Email Address: [email protected]

3611 W. Hwy 80
Big Spring, TX 79720