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Town of Buena Vista, Wisconsin
(Richland County)

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Welcome to Buena Vista ...

The Town of Buena Vista is located in Richland 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 1,820 people<3> (see below for details).

Buena Vista is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buena Vista had an population of 1,820 people. This is a decrease of 2.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.56% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (with a count of 1,575 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 Richland County and the other is located in Portage 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.

  • Richland Center [Richland County]
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    • Richland Center [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland Center
  • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,830 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
  • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
  • Dodgeville [Iowa County]
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    • Dodgeville [Iowa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,604 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodgeville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arena [Iowa County]
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      • Arena [Iowa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arena
    • Richland [Richland County]
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      • Richland [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
    • Muscoda [Grant County]
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      • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda
    • Washington [Sauk County]
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      • Washington [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,019 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Troy [Sauk County]
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      • Troy [Sauk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Lone Rock [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Rock
      • Lone Rock [Richland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Buena Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Rock

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.

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.

The official website for Richland County: www.co.richland.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 Richland, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, 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 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       In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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