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Montague County TX Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: November 19, 2019
111 Grand St, Montague, TX 76251

Montague Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Montague County TX Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 940-894-2491

The Montague County TX Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 111 Grand St Montague, TX which is operated locally by the Montague County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Montague County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Montague Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Montague County Detention Center is a 101-bed facility designed as an indirect supervision style correctional facility. The Montague County Detention Center has 22 employees consisting of a Jail Administrator who oversees the Jail and Transport Division. The Jail Division consists of 2 shifts with a Sergeant, Corporal, and Detention Officers whose duties include implementing Jail policy while maintaining a safe and secure environment for both inmates and staff.


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When writing a letter to an inmate incarcerated in the Montague County Jail, no newspaper clippings, magazines, books, clothing, hygiene items or tobacco products will be given to any inmate thru the mail.

All letters may be mailed to:

  • Inmate's Name
  • P.O. Box 127
  • Montague, TX 76251


No commissary money will be accepted for any inmate through Dispatch. The only money accepted through Dispatch is inmate bond money.

Commissary money can be added to an inmate's account by mail, online, by phone, or in person via the machine in the jail lobby.

Cashier's Checks and Money Orders (NO CASH) can be mailed to: Inmate's Name, P.O. Box 127, Montague, TX 76251

Online or by phone: SmartDeposit.com - 1-866-394-0490

In Person:

  • 111 S Grand St.
  • Montague, TX 76251

Inmate Locator

Montague County TX Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Texas. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Montague County TX Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 940-894-2491.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Montague County Detention Center - Visitation

Visiting Hours

  • MALES LAST NAME A-M--MONDAYS FROM 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM AND 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • MALES LAST NAME N-Z--FRIDAYS FROM 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM AND 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • FEMALES--WEDNESDAYS FROM 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM AND 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Each inmate is allowed either 2 twenty minute visits or 1 forty minute visit per week. If there are several people waiting to visit an inmate, there will only be twenty-minute visits allowed for that day.

Dress code rules for visitations are as follows:

  • No shorts above mid-thigh
  • No skirts/dresses shorter than 1 inch above the knee
  • No low cut tops/shirts/blouses
  • No V-neck blouses

No purses, cameras, cell phones, knives, guns, tobacco or alcohol

All visitors who are 17 years of age or older must have a picture ID card and be on the inmate's visitation list or you will not be allowed to visit. Visitors who are younger than 17 do not have to be on an inmate's visitation list; however, they must be accompanied by an adult who is on the visitation list or they will not be allowed to visit.

If a person has been an inmate in the Montague County Jail, he/she is not allowed to visit with any inmate until after 45 days of being released from the Montague County Jail.

No items will be dropped off for any inmate unless authorized by the jail administrator prior to visitation.

If you have any questions regarding visitation rules, please call the Jail at 940-894-2871.

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