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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>


The city of Buena Vista is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Buena Vista lies within the (540) area code.

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 : Buena Vista 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.

  • Salem
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem is located in Salem City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem <3>
  • Radford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford is located in Bedford County
  • Rocky Mount
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Troutville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Fincastle
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Boones Mill
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • New Castle
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Cave Spring
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
    • Cave Spring is located in Roanoke County
  • Hollins
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollins have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollins
    • Hollins is located in Roanoke County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollins <3>
  • Sunset Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Village
    • Sunset Village is located in Salem City

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.

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