O.B. Ellis Unit (E1) Information

936-295-5756
1697 FM 980, Huntsville, TX, 77343


O.B. Ellis Unit (E1) is a medium security state prison located in city of Huntsville, Walker 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 O.B. Ellis Unit (E1) including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

O.B. Ellis Unit (E1) Prison Information

Jail Name :O.B. Ellis Unit (E1)
Jail Type :State Prison
Location:1697 FM 980, Huntsville, TX, 77343
Contact Numbers:936-295-5756
Capacity:2500
City:Huntsville
Postal Code:77343
State :Texas
County:Walker County
Jail Webpage://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/unit_directory/e.html

O.B. Ellis Unit (E1) Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at O.B. Ellis Unit (E1), 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
1697 FM 980, Huntsville, TX, 77343

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 936-295-5756.

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 O.B. Ellis Unit (E1) 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 7 nearby jails/prisons

O.B. Ellis Unit (E1)

1697 FM 980, Huntsville, TX, 77343 936-295-5756

Huntsville Unit- Correctional Institution

815 12th Street, Huntsville, TX, 77348 936-437-1555

Thomas Goree Unit- Correctional Institution (GR)

7405 Highway 75 South, Huntsville, TX, 77344 936-295-6331

Humble Police Jail

310 Bender, Humble, TX, 77338 281-446-7127

Sam Houston State University Police Jail

2424 Sam Houston Ave., Huntsville, TX, 77340 936-294-1794

Huntsville Police Jail

1220 11th St., Huntsville, TX, 77340 936-291-5480

Humble ISD Police Jail

341 Charles Street, Humble, TX, 77338 281-641-7900

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