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Buena Vista, California
(Tehama County)

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The location of Buena Vista

Welcome to Buena Vista ...

Buena Vista is located in Tehama County.

The location of Buena Vista has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Buena Vista: Bwey-na<2>

Buena Vista is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Buena Vista lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Buena Vista lies within the (530) area code.

Communities near Buena Vista ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Butte Meadows   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Corning   [Map]   7,592   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Dantuma Place   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
De Sabla   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Forest Ranch   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gerber   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Buena Vista.

Communities Also Named Buena Vista ...

While we believe that this Buena Vista is located in Tehama County, we know of another 7 California communities named Buena Vista. Those communities are located in the following counties: Amador, Mariposa, Monterey, Nevada, San Diego, Santa Clara and Sonoma County.

Beyond California, there are 87 communities that are also named Buena Vista - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida (4), Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico (5), New York, North Carolina (4), Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2), Texas (9), Utah (3), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Buena Vista.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Buena Vista. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Buena Vista. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buena Vista.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Buena Vista:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buena Vista ...

Looking for more information about Buena Vista? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Buena Vista? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Buena Vista, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Buena Vista.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tehama County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Tehama County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Buena Vista. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buena Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buena Vista) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buena Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0554, Longitude: -121.8675     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buena Vista.

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