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Welcome to Buena Vista ...


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


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Buena Vista has a population of 6,481 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Buena Vista is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Buena Vista is within the (540) area code.

Websites for Buena Vista ...

Official Website: www.buenavistavirginia.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buena Vista had an population of 6,481 people. This is a decrease of 2.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buena Vista had a population of 6,650 people.

The population of Buena Vista represents 0.08% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,650 people, the population of Buena Vista increased 4.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,349 people).

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

Communities Also Named Buena Vista ...

While we believe that this Buena Vista is located in , we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Buena Vista. Those communities are located in the following : Roanoke City and Rockbridge County.

Beyond Virginia, 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), Utah (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.

  • Lexington
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Amherst
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Glasgow
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Goshen
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Buffalo Forge
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Forge
    • Buffalo Forge is located in Rockbridge County
  • East Lexington
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lexington
    • East Lexington is located in Rockbridge County
  • Alto
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
    • Alto is located in Amherst County
  • Fancy Hill
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fancy Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fancy Hill
    • Fancy Hill is located in Rockbridge County
  • Forks of Buffalo
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forks of Buffalo
    • Forks of Buffalo is located in Amherst County
  • Allwood
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allwood
    • Allwood is located in Amherst County

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.

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.

The official website for Buena Vista: www.buenavistavirginia.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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>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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