2661 FM 2054|
Tennessee Colony, Texas 75884
|Security class||G1-G4, Administrative Segregation, Outside Trusty|
|Capacity||Unit: 3,818 Trusty Camp:321|
|Managed by||TDCJ Correctional Institutions Division|
The H. H. Coffield Unit (CO) is a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison for men in unincorporated Anderson County, Texas. The prison, near Tennessee Colony, is along Farm to Market Road 2054. The unit, on a 20,518 acres (8,303 ha) plot of land, is co-located with Beto, Gurney, Michael, and Powledge units. With a capacity of 4,139 inmates, Coffield is the TDCJ's largest prison. Coffield opened in June 1965.
Coffield has employee housing.
- "Coffield Unit." Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Retrieved on August 23, 2010.
- Williams, Vergil L. Dictionary of American Penology. Second Edition. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996. 219. Retrieved from Google Books on August 23, 2010. ISBN 0-313-26689-1, ISBN 978-0-313-26689-8.
- Ward, Mike. "Prison industry programs a victim of economic recession Archived 2012-09-11 at Archive.is." Austin American-Statesman. Sunday September 4, 2011. Retrieved on September 23, 2011.
- Quan, Doris. "Man who escaped E. Texas prison through ventilation shaft is caught." The Dallas Morning News. July 8, 1993. Retrieved on August 27, 2010. "Prison officials believe that Mr Smith made his way to the roof at the Coffield Unit and ended up near the employee housing area about 1 am Wednesday"
- "Coffield Unit." Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
- Byrd, Sid Hawk. "Life and Death in a Cold, Lonely Cell." Texas Observer. Friday November 16, 2007.