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Buena Vista, Wisconsin
(Grant County)

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Welcome to Buena Vista ...

Buena Vista is located in Grant County.

Buena Vista is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Buena Vista is located in the (608) area code.

Communities near Buena Vista ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Buena Vista and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Asbury (IA)   [Map]   5,475   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dubuque (IA)   [Map]   58,531   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Dubuque (IL)   [Map]   1,632   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cuba City   [Map]   2,055   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fennimore   [Map]   2,487   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hazel Green   [Map]   1,243   SE   17 miles [27.4 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 Grant County and the other is located in Waukesha County.

Beyond Wisconsin, 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), Virginia (3), Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Buena Vista. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Buena Vista.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Buena Vista. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Buena Vista. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buena Vista. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7133, Longitude: -90.6879     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buena Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Buena Vista.