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Keen Mountain Correctional Center (close custody male institution)

Keen Mountain Correctional Center
Located on 159 acres in the town of Oakwood in Buchanan County.

Jeffery B. Kiser, Warden
State Route 629
P. O. Box 860
Oakwood, VA 24631
(276) 498-7411

Security Level 2 Dorm, 3-4 Cells - Assignment Criteria:
Long Term; Single, multiple, & Life + sentences. No disruptive behavior for at least past 24 months prior to consideration for a transfer to any less-secure facility.

Directions From Richmond:
Take I-64 West to Staunton, then I-81 South and West to I-77 North. Take I-77 through Big Walker Mountain Tunnel and East River Mountain Tunnel, then take first Bluefield exit. State Route 598 to U.S. Route 460 West to Richlands and proceed on U.S. Route 460 fifteen miles to State Route 680; turn right onto State Route 680, then left onto State Route 629 to the site.