Keen Mountain Correctional Center (close custody male institution)
Jeffery B. Kiser, WardenState Route 629
P. O. Box 860
Oakwood, VA 24631
Security Level 4 High - 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.
- Opened - 1990
- Average Daily Population (June 2008) - 879
- Special Populations - Protective Custody Unit
- Special Programs - NA
- Site Additions/Upgrades - 1990 - NA
- Virginia Correctional Enterprises - Vinyl/Silk Screen Industry, Janitorial Industry
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.