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1. FCI Ashland, Ky.

Location: Ashland, Ky. (satellite facility)

Opened: FCI: 1940; Camp: 1990

Population: FCI 1,295; Camp: 331

Prisoner Perk: Inmates can partake in Ashland’s “wellness” program, which focuses on nutrition, aerobic exercise and stress reduction.


2. FCI Bastrop, Texas

Location: Bastrop, Texas (satellite facility)

Opened: 1979

Population: FCI 1,270; Camp: 179

Prisoner Perks: Less than 30 miles from the Austin Airport, Bastrop is convenient for visitors.

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks

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