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Western Region

River North Correctional Center

Augusta Correctional Center.
Located outside the town of Independence, Virginia in Grayson County

Benjamin Wright, Warden
329 Dell Brook Lane
Independence, VA 24348
(276) 773-2518

Security Level 4 - 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:
River North Correctional is located off of U.S. 58 just outside the town of Independence, Virginia. Take I-64 W toward Charlottesville. At Staunton, Virginia merge onto I-81 S via the exit on the left toward Lexington / Roanoke. Merge onto I-77 S via EXIT 81 toward Charlotte NC. Take the Hillsville exit 14 and at the end of the ramp turn right onto Carrollton Pike / US-58 W / US-221 S. Continue to follow US-58 W / US-221 S for approximately 25 miles to the prison sign. Turn left onto Dell Brook Lane and veer to the left and continue to the parking lot.