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Swisher County Information
As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 7,854. Its county seat is Tulia, and it is also the largest community. The county was established in 1890 and is a total area of 901 square miles. The county was named for James G. Swisher, a soldier of the Texas Revolution and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

The Great Depression had a devastating effect on the county’s economy, somewhat relieved by road work. The stimulus of World War II demand and, particularly, the development of large-scale irrigation in the area, led to the revival of the county’s economy. The first successful extensive local use of underground water from the Ogallala Aquifer came in 1936. After World War II this activity increased dramatically; by the 1980s over 225,000 acres in Swisher County were irrigated. In 2002 the county had 578 farms and ranches covering 566,429 acres, 69 percent of which were devoted to crops and 30 percent to pasture.

The area code in use for this county is 806.

Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Jim McCaslin has his office at 136 East Broadway in Tulia, TX 79088 and the phone number is 806-995-3326

Sheriff McCaslin fulfils many duties including:

  • Serves as a licensed peace officer
  • Manages and operates the county jail.
  • Provides security for the courts.
  • Serves warrants and civil papers.
  • Regulates bail bondsmen in counties with no bail bond board.

    County Courthouse
    The county judge is the Honorable Harold Keeter and his office is in the county courthouse at 119 South Maxwell in Tulia, TX 79088. The phone number is 806-995-3504.

    As county judge, Honorable Keeter’s duties include:

  • Presiding officer of the Commissioners Court.
  • Represents the county in many administrative functions.
  • Serves as budget officer
  • Most have broad judicial duties, such as presiding over misdemeanor criminal and small civil cases, probate matters and appeals from the Justice of the Peace Court.
  • Serves as head of emergency management.

    There are two district court judges:

  • Judge Rob Kinkaid, Jr serves the 64th district
  • Judge Kregg Hukill serves the 242nd district
  • Both have offices at 225 Broadway in Plainview, Texas 79072. And their phone numbers are 806-291-5234 and 806-291-5254, respectively.

    County Jail
    The Swisher County Jail is located at 136 E Broadway Ave in Tulia, TX 79088. They can be reached by phone at 806-995-3326 or email emmett.benavidez@swisher-tx.net.

    Visitation information was not available.

    Swisher County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Swisher County Probation Department
    Location:119 South Maxwell Avenue, Tulia, Texas, 79088
  • Swisher County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined16
    Avg Daily Population14
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll9
    Full time total employees9
    Total salaries and wages18561
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costs7500
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original construction1917
    Year of major renovation1993
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 136 E. BROADWAY TULIA TX 79088

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