Gib Lewis Unit Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: October 28, 2021
Gib Lewis Unit


PO Box 9000, Woodville, TX, 75990

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Woodville, Texas is home to the Gib Lewis Unit. Gib Lewis Unit is situated in Tyler County.

The Gib Lewis Unit is a medium-security state facility that houses exclusively male inmates. The Gib Lewis Unit can hold up to 2232 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 Gib Lewis Unit has six housing units alongside a mental health unit, medical unit, and a segregation unit.

Inmates in the Gib Lewis Unit will also have the chance to work inside or outside the facility as a cafeteria worker, maintenance man, and laundry personnel.

Inmates in the Gib Lewis Unit will have access to the following programs:

  • Education Classes

  • Counseling

  • Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Re-entry Programs

Gib Lewis Unit — General Information

Facility Name Gib Lewis Unit
Facility Type State Prison
Capacity 2232
Address PO Box 9000, Woodville, TX, 75990
Phone 409-283-8181
City Woodville
Postal Code 75990
State Texas
County Tyler County
Official Website

Inmate Search

Trying to locate an inmate that is currently residing in the Gib Lewis Unit? 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 Gib Lewis Unit 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 Gib Lewis Unit, 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. Gib Lewis Unit 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 Gib Lewis Unit 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 Gib Lewis Unit.

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 Gib Lewis Unit.


Visitation at the Gib Lewis Unit 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 Gib Lewis Unit 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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