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Buena Vista, Mississippi
(Chickasaw County)

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Welcome to Buena Vista ...

Buena Vista is located in Chickasaw County<1>.

The location of Buena Vista has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Buena Vista is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Buena Vista lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Buena Vista is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Adding Buena Vista to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Buena Vista elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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 Chickasaw County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Buena Vista. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Tippah County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 87 communities that are also named Buena Vista - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California (8), Colorado, Florida (4), Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Maryland (2), Michigan, 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.

  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
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    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<5>
  • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
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    • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
  • Nettleton [Lee County]
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    • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shannon [Lee County]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<5>
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
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      • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<5>
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<5>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
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      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
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      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Egypt [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Chickasaw County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Buena Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt

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. 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.

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 ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Chickasaw County

About Mississippi

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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Chickasaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buena Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 33.8846, Longitude: -88.8381       In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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