Travis County Jail
This page is about the Travis County Jail. Travis County has two separate facilities-the Travis County Jail and the Travis County Correctional Facility which is also called the Del Valle Facility.
Travis County Jail is the only “high rise” jail facility in operation in Travis County and is located in downtown Austin, adjacent to the County Courthouse and connected to Blackwell-Thurman, the new Criminal Justice Center.
This five-story facility was constructed as a maximum-security jail and currently houses all custody levels of inmates. On any given day the Travis County Jail houses approximately 420 inmates. This includes inmates who have demonstrated a need for a more secure housing environment, those who are mentally unstable or those whose medical needs require a more constant vigilance.
How Do You Locate An Inmate:
You can locate an inmate at the Travis County Jail by clicking here.
Where Is The Jail Located:
There are two separate facilities, so make sure you know which facility your loved one is located in.
- The Travis County Jail Information Center is located at 509 West 11th Street, 1st Floor, Austin, TX and can be reached at 512-854-9033.
- The Travis County Jail/ Central Booking is located at 500 West 10th Street Austin, TX, and can be reached at 512-854-9889.
- There is also the Travis County Correctional/Del Valle Facility which is located at 3614 Bill Price Rd., Del Valle, TX.
Del Valle Jail
3614 Bill Price Rd., Del Valle, TX.
The Del Valle Jail / Correctional Complex is a campus style correctional facility encompassing approximately 130 acres. The Complex consists of 18 inmate-housing facilities and numerous support buildings to include a warehouse, healthcare facility, kitchen, inmate property, maintenance, and marketable skills.
Inmate housing design at the Complex ranges from minimum to maximum security with the majority being designed for minimum custody level inmates. The Del Valle Jail experiences an average daily population of roughly 1850 inmates.
What Time Is The Jail Open:
The Travis County Jail is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
When Are Visiting Hours:
Please read this section carefully.
On-site video visiting is allowed only at the Travis County Correctional AKA Del Valle Correctional Facility.
Schedule times are Tuesday through Saturday 8:00AM- 9:00AM. You can schedule a visit by clicking here or may schedule one upon arrival. If scheduled prior to arrival, visitors must show up 15 minutes before scheduled time but no more then 30 minutes.
Off-site visitation is available for both facilities. Visitors will need to schedule a time in advance by clicking here. Visitors will need to present photo identification during the initial registration process and approval will be granted within 24 to 48 hours. Scheduling hours are Sunday through Saturday 7:30AM- 9:00PM. Inmates are not allowed visitation during building shift changes. Shift change is at 2:00PM for buildings TCJ, 12, 11, and HSB. Shift change is at 3:00PM for buildings 1,2,3, and CCB.
What Do I Need To Visit An Inmate:
Visitors will need to present a valid government-issued photo identification. Visitors under 17 have to be accompanied by parent or guardian. All visitors have to be dressed appropriately.
What Items Can I Bring To A Prisoner:
You are not allowed to bring any items for prisoners.
What Is The Phone Call Policy:
Inmates are given access to a collect call telephone in the dayrooms. There is a 20-minute limit on calls and if calling a cell phone, a charge of $9.99 will be billed to the person receiving the call. You will need to open an account with Securus’ Inmate Connections by clicking here.
Travis County has two facilities, the Travis County Jail and the Travis County Correctional/Del Valle Facility; be sure you know which facility your loved one resides in.
What Is The Website:
You can find the website clicking here.
Downtown jail was awful they feed you cold nasty sandwich 3times a day if you go to del valle jail you get decent meals but they are somewhat cold and don’t taste bad. Both facilities could get better blankets for the inmates.