The Mountain View Unit is a prison facility located in Gatesville, Texas. The unit is on about 97 acres of land and houses up to 630 female offenders. The address of the unit is 2305 Ransom Rd, Gatesville, TX 76528. This unit has been home to many famous inmates over the years, including Karla Faye Tucker who was the first woman to be executed in Texas since 1863. She was executed in 1998. The facility is known to be very intimidating, with towers on all corners, and slit like openings for windows in the buildings.