Lopez State Jail in Edinburg


Nestled approximately ten miles north of Edinburg off Hwy 281 in Hidalgo County, the Lopez State Jail is a significant correctional facility in Texas. Originally opened in 1997, this medium-security Adult prison, officially known as the Reynoldo V. Lopez State Jail, plays a pivotal role in the state’s detention system.

Steeped in history, the facility has witnessed its share of transformations over the years. The Old Hidalgo County Jail, built in 1910, serves as a poignant reminder of the region’s rich past and the evolution of correctional practices. This historical landmark, now a part of Rio Grande Valley history, offers a glimpse into the area’s cultural heritage.

As of the latest available information, the Reynoldo V. Lopez State Jail houses a diverse population of inmates, up to 1,100 (903 TDCJ Inmates) (197 Confinees). The visitation schedule for the Lopez State Jail in Edinburg is as follows:

  • Weekdays: Visitation hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Weekends: Visitation hours are from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

For further information about the Lopez State Jail, 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.



1203 El Cibolo Road

Edinburg, TX 78542


(361) 279-2705 (**088)

(956) 316-3810 (**103)


[email protected]



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