Howard County Short-Term Detention Information

315 Main Street-AnnexPO Box 2262, Big Spring, TX, 79720

Howard County Short-Term Detention is a medium security county jail located in city of Big Spring, Howard County, TX. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Texas state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Texas Department of Corrections (TDCJ)

Below we have given information about the Howard County Short-Term Detention including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Howard County Short-Term Detention Prison Information

Jail Name :Howard County Short-Term Detention
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:315 Main Street-AnnexPO Box 2262, Big Spring, TX, 79720
Contact Numbers:432-264-2240
City:Big Spring
Postal Code:79720
State :Texas
County:Howard County
Jail Webpage://

Howard County Short-Term Detention Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Howard County Short-Term Detention, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Texas statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
315 Main Street-AnnexPO Box 2262, Big Spring, TX, 79720

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 432-264-2240.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Howard County Short-Term Detention make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 6 nearby jails/prisons

Big Spring Correctional Center - GEO

1701 Apron Drive, Big Spring, TX, 79720 432-264-0060

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Big Spring Low

1900 Simler Avenue, Big Spring, TX, 79720 432-466-2300

FCI - Big Spring Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum

1900 Simpler Avenue, Big Spring, TX, 79720 432-466-2300

Howard County Jail

300 Main StreetPO Box 1149, Big Spring, TX, 79721 432-264-2244

Howard County Short-Term Detention

315 Main Street-AnnexPO Box 2262, Big Spring, TX, 79720 432-264-2240

Big Spring Police Jail

310 Nolan, Big Spring, TX, 79720 432-264-2560

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