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The Hidalgo County Detention Center in Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is 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, women and juveniles 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 a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Texas Prison or Federal Prison System. 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, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facility in Hidalgo County, Texas is: McAllen City Jail. In addition, Hidalgo County houses the following juvenile facilities: Hidalgo County Boot Camp, Hidalgo County Juvenile Detention, Juvenile Justice Center Transistional.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Hidalgo County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Hidalgo County Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Hidalgo County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Hidalgo County Detention Center Inmate Search

Hidalgo County Adult Detention

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Hidalgo 1232
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
701 El Cibolo Road
PO Box 1228
Edinburg, TX 78541
INMATE MAIL
Inmate's Full Name
Hidalgo County Detention Center
701 El Cibolo Road
Edinburg, TX 78541
FAX NUMBERS
Jail (Main): 956-393-6179
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