Buster Cole State Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 19, 2022
Buster Cole State Jail


3801 Silo Road, Bonham, TX, 75418


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Bonham, Texas is home to the Buster Cole State Jail. Buster Cole State Jail is situated in Fannin County.

The Buster Cole State Jail is a medium-security state facility that houses exclusively male inmates. The Buster Cole State Jail can hold up to 900 inmates at once.

Inmates who are a part of the general population will be housed in a cell with one other cellmate. You should know that the Buster Cole State Jail has six housing units alongside a mental health unit, medical unit, and a segregation unit.

Inmates in the Buster Cole State Jail will also have the chance to work inside or outside the facility as a cafeteria worker, maintenance man, and laundry personnel.

Inmates in the Buster Cole State Jail will have access to the following programs:

  • Education Classes

  • Counseling

  • Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Re-entry Programs

Buster Cole State Jail — General Information

Facility Name Buster Cole State Jail
Facility Type State Prison
Capacity 900
Address 3801 Silo Road, Bonham, TX, 75418
Phone 903-583-1100
City Bonham
Postal Code 75418
State Texas
County Fannin County
Official Website http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/unit_directory/cl.html

Inmate Search

Trying to locate an inmate that is currently residing in the Buster Cole State Jail? You are in luck; you do not have to look so far.

The Texas Department of Corrections will allow you to browse their entire database from your mobile phone or computer. You no longer must call them during normal business hours to hunt down information on an inmate.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Mail time in the Buster Cole State Jail is always a happy time among inmates. Do not be afraid of sending an inmate a letter. The only thing you must keep in mind is that your eyes and the inmate’s eyes won’t be the only eyes reading what you send to the facility.

When sending anything to the Buster Cole State Jail, if you keep it PG-friendly and follow the guidelines you should have no problem.

Sending Money

JPay is a service that is very popular among the prison system here in America. Buster Cole State Jail also uses JPay for their inmate money needs.

You will have an easy time depositing money into the inmates account by using your credit and debit card. Money will be in their accounts within minutes, which will allow them to use this money relatively fast, so they can purchase what they need to purchase.

Phone calls

Inmates in the Buster Cole State Jail will not have many privileges. Using the phones located in the common areas, is just one of the few privileges they have while they are in the Buster Cole State Jail.

Inmates can use the phone if they have money in their phone account. Inmates will only be allowed to call you. You are not going to be allowed to call an inmate for as long as they are in the Buster Cole State Jail.


Visitation at the Buster Cole State Jail will happen on every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 3 pm. You will also be happy to know that on federal holidays; the Buster Cole State Jail will also allow visitation from 9 am to 3 pm as well.

If you would like to visit an inmate, you will be required to present your driver’s license to be allowed into the visitation area. You will want to leave everything in your vehicle prior to entering the facility. You will NOT be permitted to bring anything back to the visitation area.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


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