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Franklin County Jail & Sheriff INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

Franklin County Jail & Sheriff
208 TX Hwy 37
Mt Vernon, TX 75457

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff, call the jail at (903) 537-4539 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Franklin County Jail & Sheriff.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


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About the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff

The Franklin County Jail & Sheriff, located in the city of Mt Vernon, in Franklin County, Texas is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 2240 Bookings, with a daily average of 112 Inmates and a staff of 28.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Franklin County Jail & Sheriff are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Franklin County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Franklin County Jail & Sheriff also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Texas State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How to Purchase Commissary for an Inmate in Franklin County

To purchase commissary online for an Franklin County Jail & Sheriff inmate, follow these instructions:

  • Start here and click ‘PLACE ORDER in CommissaryDeposit.com
  • Choose Texas
  • Choose Franklin County Jail & Sheriff
  • View the date your order will be delivered, then click ‘NEXT’.
  • Search for, then Select your inmate from the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff list.
  • Choose the amount to send.
  • Register, and Pay for the deposit transaction

Note: You will be charged a fee to purchase commissary for your Franklin County inmate. In addition, there is a maximum amount you can spend, usually about $250.00. 
Items you may Purchase from CommissaryDeposit.com:

  • Clothing - thermals, underwear, bras, shoes.
  • Stationary, envelopes, stamps, playing cards, board games
  • Toiletries, hygiene, reading glasses, medicated creams, aspirin
  • Soda, energy drinks, coffee, packaged meat & fish, soups, cookies, chips, pastries.

Contact Information
Customer Support page.
Customer Support phone:   912-584-6102
Email - [email protected]
Customer Support Hours - Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

For complete information on fees, products, policies, deadlines, rules, minimum and maximum purchases and all the information you need to know regarding purchasing commissary for your inmate in Franklin County, go to our Inmate Commissary Page for details.


 

How to Have Remote Video Visits with an Inmate in Franklin County

To register and sign up for a remote visitation account with City Tele Coin to communicate with your Franklin County Jail & Sheriff inmate, follow the instructions below:

  • Register and create an account with City Tele Coin.
  • City Tele Coin has excellent quality video visits between your home device and a video terminal in the inmate's housing area.
  • You can also send and receive secure messages and use them to make and receive phone calls with your Franklin County inmate.
  • This is a fee based service.
  • For more information, you can call City Telecoin from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM CST by dialing 318-746-1114, or email them: [email protected].
  • Visit Inmate 'at the jail' information.

For all the information you need to know, including instructions, policies, tips and solutions to possible issues regarding visiting with an inmate (both at the jail and remotely) in Franklin County, visit our full page guide

NOTE: All video visits are recorded and stored. Whatever you talk about, can and will be used against your inmate in court. Never discuss their pending criminal case!
Also, be warned that some video visits providers are collecting voice prints for a database which law enforcement agencies are building.


 

How to Make and Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in Franklin County

To register and sign up for a phone account with City Tele Coin to communicate with your Franklin County Jail & Sheriff inmate, follow the instructions below:

  • Register and create an account with City Tele Coin.
  • City Tele Coin Phone Services include Prepaid Accounts and Calling Cards for your inmate in Franklin County Jail & Sheriff to call you and others.
  • You can also send and receive secure messages with your inmate.
  • This is a fee based service, but regular calls are capped at $0.21 per minute and collect calls capped at $0.25 per minute.

For all the information you need to know, including instructions, policies, tips and solutions to possible issues regarding making phone calls with an inmate in Franklin County, visit our full page guide

NOTE: All phone conversations and messages are recorded and stored. Whatever you talk about, can and will be used against your inmate in court. Never discuss their pending criminal case!
Also, be warned that some phone providers are collecting voice prints for a database which law enforcement agencies are building.


 

How to Purchase Commissary or Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Franklin County

To purchase commissary online or deposit money in an Franklin County Jail & Sheriff inmate's commissary account follow these instructions:

  • Start here and click ‘PLACE ORDER in CommissaryDeposit.com
  • Choose Texas
  • Choose Franklin County Jail & Sheriff
  • View the date your order will be delivered, then click ‘NEXT’.
  • Search for, then Select your inmate from the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff list.
  • Choose the amount to send.
  • Register, and Pay for the deposit transaction

Note: You will be charged a fee to send money or purchase commissary for your Franklin County inmate. In addition, there is a maximum amount you can send and/or spend. 
Items you may Purchase from CommissaryDeposit.com:

  • Clothing - thermals, underwear, bras, shoes.
  • Stationary, envelopes, stamps, playing cards, board games
  • Toiletries, hygiene, reading glasses, medicated creams, aspirin
  • Soda, energy drinks, coffee, packaged meat & fish, soups, cookies, chips, pastries.

Contact Information
Customer Support page.
Customer Support phone:   912-584-6102
Email - [email protected]
Customer Support Hours - Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

For complete information on fees, products, policies, deadlines, rules, minimum and maximum deposits and all the information you need to know regarding depositing money for your inmate or purchasing Commissary online in Franklin County, go to our Inmate Commissary Page or our Send Money to an Inmate Page for details.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate's Commissary Account in Franklin County

To deposit money in an Franklin County Jail & Sheriff inmate's commissary account follow these instructions:

  • Start here and click ‘DEPOSIT MONEY’ in CommissaryDeposit.com
  • Choose Texas
  • Choose Franklin County Jail & Sheriff
  • View the date your order will be delivered, then click ‘NEXT’.
  • Search for, then Select your inmate.
  • Choose the amount to send.
  • Register, and Pay for the deposit transaction

Note: You will be charged a fee to send money to your Franklin County inmate. In addition, there is a maximum amount you can send. 

Contact Information
Customer Support page.
Customer Support phone:   912-584-6102
Email - [email protected]it.com
Customer Support Hours - Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

For complete information on fees, products, policies, deadlines, rules, minimum and maximum deposits and all the information you need to know regarding depositing money for your inmate in Franklin County, go to our Send Money Page for details.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Franklin County Jail & Sheriff General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Franklin County Jail & Sheriff?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at (903) 537-4539.

Franklin County Jail & Sheriff

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Franklin 112


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

208 TX Hwy 37
Mt Vernon, TX 75457


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

(903) 537-2632

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
208 TX Hwy 37
Mt Vernon, TX 75457


EMAIL

[email protected]


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas?
There are 112 inmates in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Franklin County Jail & Sheriff will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas every year?
In 2021, a total of 2240 offenders were booked into the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff.

How many people work at the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas?
The Franklin County Jail & Sheriff maintains a staff of approximately 28. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Texas law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Franklin County Jail & Sheriff INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at (903) 537-4539 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Texas prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff in Texas?
The Franklin County Jail & Sheriff address and phone number is: 208 TX Hwy 37
Mt Vernon, TX 75457. Their phone number is (903) 537-4539. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Franklin County Jail & Sheriff, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Franklin County Jail & Sheriff inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff?
Call (903) 537-4539 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Franklin County Jail & Sheriff. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Franklin County Jail & Sheriff.

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