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Shelby County TX Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019
100 Hurst St, Center, TX 75935

Shelby County TX 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.

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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Shelby 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: 936-598-5600

The Shelby County TX Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 100 Hurst St Center, TX which is operated locally by the Shelby 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. Shelby County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Center Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Commissary items are available for purchase online or by phone through Access Securepak.

To purchase items for an inmate by phone, please call 1-800-546-6283.

To purchase commissary items online for an inmate, visit www.shelbypackages.com. You will need to create an account if you are not a registered user.

To begin shopping, select a state then a program. From there, you will need to enter the inmate last name. Click on the inmate number to begin shopping. Select items for purchase under the categories tab; add the requested items for purchase into your shopping and follow checkout instructions. The items will ship directly to the inmate.

If you have questions about purchasing, do not contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. You will need contact Access Securepak customer service at 1-800-546-6283. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

You may also check the status of your order 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 1-800-546-6283.

Inmate Locator

Shelby 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 Shelby 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 936-598-5600.


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

Visitation Information

Shelby County TX Jail - Visitation at 100 Hurst St, Center, TX

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm

All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 936-598-5600 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

Inmates are allowed 2 visitors per day

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