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Town of Buena Vista, Wisconsin
(Richland County)

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The location of Town of Buena Vista

Welcome to Buena Vista ...

The Town of Buena Vista is located in Richland County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Buena Vista has a population of 1,834 people<2> (see below for details).

Buena Vista is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Buena Vista lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Buena Vista had a population of 1,869 people (or 10.37% of the total population of Richland County). This makes Buena Vista the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Buena Vista represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 473rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,869 people, the population of Buena Vista increased 18.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,575 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Buena Vista had an population of 1,834 people. This is a decrease of 1.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Buena Vista ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Buena Vista and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Arena   [Map]   1,494   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dodgeville   [Map]   1,594   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Highland   [Map]   835   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lone Rock   [Map]   851   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Muscoda   [Map]   1,262   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Richland Center   [Map]   4,998   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 Richland County and the other is located in Portage County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Buena Vista.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Buena Vista. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buena Vista.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

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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.

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

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buena Vista.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Town of Buena Vista

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buena Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2480, Longitude: -90.2548     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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