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Welcome to Buena Vista ...

The city of Buena Vista is located in Marion County<1> and is the County Seat for Marion County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Buena Vista has a population of 2,053 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Buena Vista.

Buena Vista is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Buena Vista lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Buena Vista (for example, toward Hurtsboro (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Buena Vista lies within the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Buena Vista: 31803<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buena Vista had an population of 2,053 people. This is a decrease of 5.52% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buena Vista had a population of 2,173 people (which is 24.86% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Buena Vista the county's most populous community.

The population of Buena Vista represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 215th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Buena Vista.

Adding Buena Vista to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Buena Vista in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Buena Vista was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Buena Vista on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Buena Vista ...

While we believe that this Buena Vista is located in Marion County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Buena Vista. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bartow and Troup County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 87 communities that are also named Buena Vista - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California (8), Colorado, Florida (4), 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.

Communities near Buena Vista ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Buena Vista.

  • Putnam [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Putnam
    • Putnam [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,898 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Putnam have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Putnam
  • Heineburg Village [Chattahoochee County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heineburg Village
    • Heineburg Village [Chattahoochee County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,893 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heineburg Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Ellaville [Schley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellaville
    • Ellaville [Schley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellaville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellaville<7>
  • Richland [Stewart County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
    • Richland [Stewart County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Buena Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ochillee [Chattahoochee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochillee
      • Ochillee [Chattahoochee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 680 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochillee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochillee
    • Ida Vesper [Chattahoochee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ida Vesper
      • Ida Vesper [Chattahoochee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 439 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ida Vesper have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ida Vesper
    • Ideal [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ideal
      • Ideal [Macon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ideal have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ideal<7>
    • Norwich [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
      • Norwich [Taylor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 222 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Junction City [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Talbot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Junction City<7>
    • Geneva [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Talbot County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Buena Vista. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buena Vista.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Buena Vista.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buena Vista. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Buena Vista, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buena Vista.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Marion County

About Georgia

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 State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buena Vista.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buena Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Buena Vista). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buena Vista or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Buena Vista. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Buena VistaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buena Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3191, Longitude: -84.5176    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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