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Corrections Bureau

Sheriff – Corrections Bureau

Hays County Jail
1307 Uhland Road San Marcos, Texas 78666

Property pick up notice as of March 24: There will be no property pick up until further notice. The regular 30-day time limit to pick up property will be extended. Individuals will be able to pick up property within 60 days from the time property pickup resumes. We will be continually evaluating our decisions to make sure these changes remain necessary and are the best way to ensure the health and safety of every staff member, and person in our care. Thank you


Jail Bureau

Jail Support Services
Jail Questions & Answers

Helpful numbers

Bond Information:

Jail Records:


Chaplain Spire

Jail Administration

Capt. Julie Villalpando– Jail Administrator
Lt. John Saenz– Jail Support Services
Lt. Jesse Hernandez– Jail Operations
Lt. Eric Batch – Jail Operations

General Information

The Hays County Jail is a 362 bed detention facility with 111 certified male and female corrections officers or peace officers (sheriff’s deputies) which 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 1,086.

Fine Payment

Hays County now allows you 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. If you have any questions contact the Jail Bonding Department at the numbers listed below for the bureau code and fine amount before processing a payment then call 1-866-549-1010 or visit

Hays County Jail – Bonding Department:
A service charge will be assessed by Certified Payments

Defense Attorneys that wish to make inquiries regarding reasonable access to their client(s) may contact

Inmate Calls to their Attorneys

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 John Saenz by email at  Please attach a written request on letterhead, along with a copy/scan of your valid driver’s license and BAR card to the email.

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