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Cooke County Detention Center

Effective immediately and until further notice, the Cooke County Detention Center is suspending ALL Public and Family Visitation. We take this precaution in compliance with Governor Abbott’s disaster declaration to aid in the prevention of COVID-19 exposure to inmates and Staff. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us maintain a safe facility.

Con vigencia inmediata y hasta nuevo aviso, el Centro de Detención del Condado de Cooke suspende TODAS las visitas públicas y familiares. Tomamos esta precaución de conformidad con la declaración de desastre del Gobernador Abbott para ayudar a prevenir la exposición de COVID-19 a los reclusos y al personal. Agradecemos su cooperación para ayudarnos a mantener una instalación segura.


The Cooke County Detention Center is located at 300 County Road 451 in Gainesville, Texas. It is a 212 bed facility designed as an indirect supervision style correctional facility. The Cooke County Detention Center has 42 employees consisting of a Jail Administrator who oversees the Jail and Transport Division. The Jail Division consists of 4 shifts with a Sergeant, Corporal, and Detention Officers whose duties include implementing Jail policy while maintaining a safe and secured environment for both inmates and staff. The Jail is commanded by Jail Administrator Larry Winter.

Captain Larry Winter
Jail Administrator
300 County Road 451
Gainesville, Texas 76240


Inmate Visitation Hours



Monday and Saturday 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursday night 7:30pm – 9:00pm


Monday and Saturday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Wednesday night 7:30pm – 9:00pm