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ABOUT Hidalgo County Detention Center

The Hidalgo County Detention Center in the city of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be in any maximum-security state prison. 

Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Hidalgo County Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Hidalgo County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Hidalgo County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the /state-prisons/texas or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Hidalgo County Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Hidalgo County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Hidalgo County Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Hidalgo County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Hidalgo County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Hidalgo County Detention Center

Texas Hidalgo 1,232


701 El Cibolo Road
PO Box 1228
Edinburg, TX 78541


Adult Probation: 956-587-6000

District Attorney: 956-318-2300

Jail (Main): 956-383-8114

Juvenile Court: 956-381-0744

Juvenile Probation: 956-587-6200

Police: 956-383-7411

Public Defender: 956-318-2372

Sheriff: 956-383-8114


Jail (Main): 956-393-6179


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Hidalgo County Detention Center
701 El Cibolo Road
Edinburg, TX 78541


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