Sheriff – Corrections Bureau
Hays County Jail
1307 Uhland Road San Marcos, Texas 78666
Capt. Julie Villalpando – Jail Administrator
Capt. Shane Smith – Jail Operations
Lt. Chad Edwards – Jail operations
Lt. Eric Batch – Jail Operations
Lt. Erica Hernandez – Jail Support Services
Lt. Jesse Hernandez – Jail Operations
Lt. John Saenz – Jail Operations
The Hays County Jail is a 410-bed detention facility with 180 certified male and female corrections officers or peace officers (sheriff’s deputies) who are certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE).
The jail books an average of 8,000 inmates a year with an estimated 2,600 transferred to various courts. The amount of hot meals served per day totals approximately 1,230.
Hays County now allows the convenience of paying with a credit card for individuals who are currently in custody and for class “C” fines only. No other forms of payments will be accepted.
Click the button below to find the appropriate Justice of the Peace to make the payment.
Defense Attorneys that wish to make inquiries regarding reasonable virtual access to their client(s) should refer to the email below; any request for information made by phone to the Hays County Jail will be redirected to email
Attorney Phone Calls
Hays County provides a free call option to attorneys for the benefit of their incarcerated clients. Only one business telephone number is authorized for the call list. Calls are limited to twenty minutes each, are free of charge and are not recorded. Requests to be placed on the free call list should be made to Lieutenant Erica Hernandez by email at email@example.com.
Please attach a written request on letterhead, along with a copy/scan of your valid driver’s license and BAR card to the email.
Hays County Jail – Bonding Department:
A service charge will be assessed by Certified Payments