Dalhart Unit


The Dalhart Unit, nestled in the heart of Dalhart, Texas, is a significant correctional institution under the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Established in February 1995, this facility operates as a minimum-security prison, emphasizing rehabilitation and reintegration into society.

With a dedicated team of 237 employees, including correctional officers, the Dalhart Unit prides itself on maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and inmates. The unit’s commitment to excellence is evident in its stringent security measures and comprehensive inmate programs to foster personal growth and development.

In terms of inmate population, the Dalhart Unit can house 780 male inmates. Regular visitation is crucial in maintaining family connections and supporting the inmates’ journey toward positive change.

Visitation days are on:

  • Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Visitors must arrive early to ensure ample time to check in and enjoy their visit with their loved ones incarcerated at the Dalhart Unit. 

As a pivotal part of the criminal justice system in Texas, the Dalhart Unit remains dedicated to upholding the values of accountability, respect, and rehabilitation. Through structured programs, professional staff, and community support, the unit strives to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those within its walls, fostering hope and facilitating positive change.

For further information about the Dalhart Unit, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or utilize online inmate search platforms specific to the state of Texas.



11950 FM 998

Dalhart, TX 79022


(806) 249-8655 (**072)

(325) 223-1334


[email protected]



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