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Welcome to Buena Vista ...

Buena Vista is located in Davis County<1>.

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

Buena Vista is 4,500 feet [1,372 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Buena Vista is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Buena Vista lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Buena Vista: (801) & (385)<4>

Communities Also Named Buena Vista ...

While we believe that this Buena Vista is located in Davis County, we know of another 2 Utah communities named Buena Vista. Those communities are located in the following counties: Salt Lake and Weber County.

Beyond Utah, 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, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico (5), New York, North Carolina (4), Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2), Texas (9), 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.

  • Ogden [Weber County]
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    • Ogden [Weber County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 87,773 people
    • Former names for Ogden:
    • Brownsville
    • Fort Buenaventura
    • Ogden has also been known as:
    • Ogden City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogden<6>
  • Layton [Davis County]
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    • Layton [Davis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 78,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Layton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Layton<6>
  • Bountiful [Davis County]
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    • Bountiful [Davis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,981 people
    • Former names for Bountiful:
    • Calls Settlement
    • North Canyon Settlement
    • North Canyon Ward
    • North Mill Creek Canyon Ward
    • Sessions Settlement
    • Stoker
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bountiful
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bountiful<6>
  • Kaysville [Davis County]
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    • Kaysville [Davis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,390 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaysville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Syracuse [Davis County]
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      • Syracuse [Davis County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<6>
    • Farmington [Davis County]
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      • Farmington [Davis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<6>
    • North Ogden [Weber County]
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      • North Ogden [Weber County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Ogden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Ogden<6>
    • Centerville [Davis County]
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      • Centerville [Davis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,587 people
      • Former name for Centerville:
      • Deuel Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<6>
    • South Ogden [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Ogden
      • South Ogden [Weber County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,199 people
      • Former name for South Ogden:
      • Burch Creek
      • South Ogden has also been known as:
      • South Ogden City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Ogden
    • West Haven [Weber County]
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      • West Haven [Weber County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<6>

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 ...

The Communities of Utah

About Davis County

About Utah

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 Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Davis, 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>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>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 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: 41.1352, Longitude: -112.0327       In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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