Gainesville State School

Gainesville State School Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: October 6, 2021
Postal Code
Cooke County
Phone Number
1379 FM 678, Gainesville, TX, 76240

About Gainesville State School

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The Gainesville State School is known as a state operated correctional facility that operates out of Gainesville, Texas.

You should know that the Gainesville State School is composed of two separate facilities known as the West and East side.

The East Facility will only house medium-security individuals. The East Facility also is equipped with a hospital that is responsible for the care of injured and sick inmates along with the source where they provide mental health services.

The West Facility is where they will house the minimum-security individuals. The West Facility is where you can find most of the support services as well.

However, the overall complex will offer educational programs as well as various vocational opportunities.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Please when sending any mail and/or packages you will need to ensure that you are addressing an envelope to the mailing address and not the physical address.

The mailing addresses are as follows:

Inmate Name, Identification Number

Gainesville State School

1379 FM 678, Gainesville, TX, 76240

Sending Money

Inmates in the Gainesville State School will need funds for their commissary account. These funds will be used to buy items from the commissary or to buy minutes, so they are able to call home.

Phone calls

The Gainesville State School will have access to the phones in the common areas during the daytime hours daily. The only time an inmate will not have access to the phones is when the facility is under a lock down or the inmate in question is in solitary confinement.


Inmates can have visitors on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) between the hours of 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. You should note that if you arrive at the Gainesville State School after 2:30, you will not be allowed to visit that day. You are required to arrive to the facility prior to 2:30 pm.

Inmates can also receive visitors on Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day, and the 4th of July.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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