Smith County currently has three facilities used to house inmates. The central jail was constructed in 1986 with 106,000 sq. ft. and a capacity of 276 inmates. The Low Risk Facility was constructed in 1989 with a medium risk addition in 1994. This facility will accommodate 432 inmates. The county also houses 47 trusty inmates on the 5th floor of the Smith County Courthouse. The three facilities provide the county with a maximum capacity of 755 inmates.