Historic Oakville Jailhouse 

& Guesthouses

On the Square 

Oakville, Texas 78060

Ph: 210.435.jail (5245)

email @ historicoakvillejail@yahoo.com



We host the Annual Dobie Dichos, Weddings, Corporate Retreats, Dove Hunting Groups, Anglers at Tournament, Birding Enthusiasts,

Anniversary Celebrations, Family Reunions and of course - History Buffs.  

For more information about Dobie Dichos - "The Best Little Literary Event in Texas"  please go to:

The Oakville Town Square features the Historic Oakville Jail built in 1887.  It has been restored for use as a Guest House and a Gathering Place for Special Occasions and hosts the acclaimed Dobie Dichos.  

The Oakville Jail is in the National Registry of Historic Places and is also a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.  

The Town of Oakville is a Designated Texas Historic Landmark recognized by the State of Texas in 1936 with a Centennial Historic granite marker.


Our Post Office Cabin features the original Post Office Boxes of Oakville.  As such, it's also a Designated a Texas Historic Landmark as the first Post Office in Live Oak County.


In addition to these two historic guest houses we also offer the Settler's Haus, the Mercantile ,the Hinton Homestead and the Brown Cattle Company.  All six afford comfortable and interesting surroundings for your stay! 


If you are interested in staying with us or want more information to book a special event, please call  210.435.jail (5245)

or email us at historicoakvillejail@yahoo.com