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(Portage County)

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Welcome to Buena Vista ...

The Town of Buena Vista is located in Portage County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Buena Vista has a population of 1,238 people<3> (see below for details).

Buena Vista is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Buena Vista: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buena Vista had an population of 1,238 people. This is an increase of 3.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Buena Vista had a population of 1,198 people. This makes Buena Vista the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Buena Vista represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 732nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,198 people, the population of Buena Vista has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,187 people).

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

Communities Also Named Buena Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Buena Vista: This one is located in Portage County and the other is located in Richland County.

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.

  • Stevens Point [Portage County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevens Point
    • Stevens Point [Portage County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Buena Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevens Point
  • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisconsin Rapids
    • Wisconsin Rapids [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Buena Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisconsin Rapids
  • Plover [Portage County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plover
    • Plover [Portage County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Buena Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plover
  • Grand Rapids [Wood County]
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    • Grand Rapids [Wood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Buena Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Rapids
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waupaca [Waupaca County]
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      • Waupaca [Waupaca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupaca
    • Hull [Portage County]
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      • Hull [Portage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hull
    • Saratoga [Wood County]
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      • Saratoga [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
    • Farmington [Waupaca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
      • Farmington [Waupaca County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,848 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
    • Stockton [Portage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockton
      • Stockton [Portage County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
    • Dayton [Waupaca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
      • Dayton [Waupaca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Buena Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,681 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton

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.

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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Portage County

About Wisconsin

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 Portage County: www.co.portage.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Portage, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buena Vista.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buena Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>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.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 for our own planning, 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: 44.3775, Longitude: -89.4568       In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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