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Buena Vista, Alabama
(Monroe County)

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 The location of Buena Vista 

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Census Data for Buena Vista ...

As far as we can tell, Buena Vista has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Buena Vista, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Monroeville6,110   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Evergreen3,774   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Monroe County ...

Buena Vista is located in Monroe County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Monroe County.

Population Rings for Buena Vista ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Buena Vista and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Buena Vista. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Buena Vista, so its people haven't been included.

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]3580-5.38%
10 mi [16 km]3580-5.38%
15 mi [24 km]52,535-4.66%
20 mi [32 km]88,948-5.79%
25 mi [40 km]1010,539-5.87%
30 mi [48 km]1520,120-5.15%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Unfortunately, the Census Bureau has not created a QuickFact that is specific to Buena Vista.

A Census QuickFact is available for Monroe County (QF-01099).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Monroe County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
BaldwinQF-01003203,709+11.77%   S  
ButlerQF-0101320,154-3.79%   E  
ClarkeQF-0102524,675-4.48%   W  
ConecuhQF-0103512,672-4.2%   SE  
EscambiaQF-0105337,789-1.38%   S  
WilcoxQF-0113111,059-5.24%   N  

Miscellaneous Information for Buena Vista ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Monroe County or the community of Buena Vista:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Buena Vista:

GNIS ID for Buena Vista: 156132

GNIS ID for Monroe County: 161576

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 099 (Monroe County)

Place Code: 10504 (Buena Vista)

State & County Code: 01/099 (Alabama / Monroe County)

State & Place Code: 01/10504 (Alabama / Buena Vista)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Buena Vista is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Buena Vista.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buena Vista. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Buena Vista. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buena Vista) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Buena Vista. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Buena Vista

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buena Vista. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7932, Longitude: -87.2486     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Buena Vista.



 
 
 

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