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Wichita County Jail - Downtown

County Jail

Last Updated: November 10, 2021
900 7th St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Mailing Address
PO Box 8466, Wichita Falls, TX 76307

Wichita County Jail - Downtown 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.

The phone carrier is Global Tel Link (GTL) - ConnectNetwork, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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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Wichita County Jail - Downtown basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 940-766-8170

The Wichita County Jail - Downtown is a medium-security detention center located at 900 7th St Wichita Falls, TX which is operated locally by the Wichita 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. Wichita County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Wichita Falls Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Money orders and cashiers checks can be mailed directly to the inmate and will be placed on their account. Each facility also has a kiosk that will accept credit cards for placing money on inmate accounts. Additionally, money can be deposited directly into an inmate account at Access Corrections over the internet.

Q. How can I get my money I came to jail with?
Released inmates can pick up their money from the main Sheriff’s Office located on the first floor of the Wichita County Courthouse. Funds are released Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 3 PM, excluding holidays. Funds will only be released to the person listed on the “Released Inmate Money Instruction Sheet” and they must present a government-issued ID.

Inmate Mail - The following items if sent to inmates will result in the mail being rejected and returned to sender:

  • Any third party mail
  • Blank envelopes, stamps, and blank paper
  • Food or unknown substances
  • Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Purses
  • Markers, Paints, Crayons, Colored Pencils, Pens
  • Printed material not from a publisher
  • Stickers, Paper Clips, Glue, Staples
  • Photo’s not suitable for jail population: polaroid, gang activity, nudity, alcohol, drugs, illegal activity
  • Drawings or writing on the outside of the envelope
  • Incomplete names and addresses
  • Prepaid calling cards
  • Currency, to include personal or third party checks
  • Cutouts, tear outs, newspaper clippings, photocopies
  • Home printed materials
  • No more than 10 photos per letter and cannot be larger than an 8X10
  • Greeting cards cannot be trifold, multilayered or padded, or contain glitter, glued, or electronic substances. Greeting cards cannot be left blank, and cannot be larger than 8X10
  • Scrapbook or tracing paper

Inmate Locator

Wichita County Jail - Downtown 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 Wichita County Jail - Downtown 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 940-766-8170.


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

Visitation Information

Wichita County Jail - Visitation Hours


8 am to 8 pm

(Sign Up Ends at 7 pm)

Visitation is based on the first letter of the last name OR if the inmate needs special consideration.

  • Last names starting with A through L visitation is on Tuesday.
  • Last names starting with M through Z visitation is on Wednesday.
  • Inmates in Solitary or on Keep Separate List visitation is on Thursday.

Adults may be accompanied in the visitation room by only one child. Infants that must be held do not count towards the one child limit (this does not include toddlers). Children must be supervised at all times. If more than two children are present, there must be one adult, seventeen or older, to supervise each child.

No Cellphones

An ID issued by a state government or the federal government is required to visit an inmate. Valid ID’s include Driver’s Licenses, State issued ID’s, and military ID’s. School ID’s are not accepted.

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