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Western Region

Augusta Correctional Center (close custody male institution)

Augusta Correctional Center.
Located on 841 acres outside the town of Craigsville in Augusta County.

John A. Woodson, Warden
1821 Estaline Valley Road
Craigsville, Virginia 24430
(540) 997-7000

Security Level 3 - Assignment Criteria:

Single, multiple, & Life + sentences must have served 20 consecutive years on sentence. If parole eligible, must have reached PED. No disruptive behavior for at least past 24 months prior to consideration for a transfer to any less-secure facility. Numerical sentences must have less than 40 years to release or have served 20 consecutive years.

Directions From Richmond:
Take I-64 West to junction with I-81. Take I-81 South for about 3/4 mile; Take exit 220 to Route 262 West (bypass); Proceed on Route 262 for about 4 miles to State Route 254 West; Take 254 to Buffalo Gap; Take State Route 42 South to Augusta Springs, then turn left onto State Route 811; Proceed 1/4 mile, turn left onto State Route 601, proceed 5 miles to center.