J.B. Wheeler State Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: June 16, 2022
986 County Road AA, Plainview, TX, 79072

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J.B. Wheeler State Jail is located at 500 Colony Road PO Box 466, in Plainview, Texas. This prison is a is a medium/minimum security facility which houses criminally sentenced males. Most inmates serve ten or more years at this facility. It is a level 4 and 5 security prison and is home to Texas’s death row.

The capacity of J.B. Wheeler State Jail is around 1,000 inmates. In 4316, all inmates were male and were between the age range of 18 and 84. J.B. Wheeler State Jail was originally established for and built for mentally disturbed inmates in 1902, and has gone through many changes, including being closed in the 1970’s and then reopened in the 1980’s.

The J.B. Wheeler State Jail is located on twenty acres of hillside near the Plainview/Westminster town line. The facility has eighteen buildings, with a perimeter consisting of two chain-linked fences topped with razor wire. The perimeter is surrounded by three towers and K9 teams.

The inmates housed at the institution are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are a variety of educational and vocational training programs for all inmates. Texas’s mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never return to prison and thus lower the state’s recidivism rate.

J.B. Wheeler State Jail provides basic living standards to meet most of the inmate’s needs, including dietary, health, fitness, education, religious practices, entertainment, and many others. Inmates are able to earn their GED while at this facility. Support programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are available. Religious services and Bible studies are also available for inmates who choose to participate in them.


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J.B. Wheeler State Jail
986 County Road AA, Plainview, TX, 79072

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Jail Name J.B. Wheeler State Jail
Jail Type State Prison
Authority: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
State Texas
County Hale County
Web Page website
Address 986 County Road AA, Plainview, TX, 79072
City Plainview
Zip 79072
Phone 806-293-1081


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