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{{Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Buena_Vista,_Virginia|Buena Vista]]''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Buena_Vista,_Virginia|Buena Vista]]''  
  
 
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| name                    = Buena Vista, Virginia
 
| name                    = Buena Vista, Virginia
 
| settlement_type        = Independent City
 
| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Vabuenavista.PNG
 
| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
 
| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
 
| established_title      = Founded
 
| established_title      = Founded
 
| established_date        = 1892
 
| established_date        = 1892
| website                = http://www.buenavistavirginia.org/
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| website                = [http://www.buenavistavirginia.org/ www.buenavistavirginia.org/]
 
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Rockbridge County, Virginia]].}}
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
{{Tip|Additional records for residents of {{PAGENAME}} appear on the [[Rockbridge County, Virginia]] page.}}
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
http://www.bvcity.org/history.htm  
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For a brief history, see [http://www.bvcity.org/history.htm Buena Vista's website].
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1892--'''Buena Vista was created in 1892 from Rockbridge County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1892--'''Buena Vista was created in 1892 from [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Vabuenavista.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Green Hill Cemetery was acquired by the city in 1953 and has become known as a place of beauty (http://www.bvcity.org/cemetery.htm)
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Green Hill Cemetery was acquired by the city in 1953 and has become known as a place of beauty.<ref>http://www.bvcity.org/cemetery.htm</ref>
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land &amp; Climate  ====
 
 
 
Climate A generally moderate climate prevails. Average annual temperature: 57 Degrees. January average temperature: 34.7 Degrees. July average temperature: 74.9 Degrees. Average annual rainfall: 36 inches. Average annual snowfall: 5 inches. The prevailing winds are from the southwest.
 
 
 
(http://www.bvcity.org/climate.htm)
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
 
 
 
Since Buena Vista was created in 1892 from Rockbridge County, the Civil War records for the area of Buena Vista will be found in the [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]] military records.
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Buena+Vista+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Buena+Vista+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 18:22, 25 July 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Rockbridge County Gotoarrow.png Buena Vista

Buena Vista, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1892
Website www.buenavistavirginia.org/

Courthouse

History

For a brief history, see Buena Vista's website.

Parent County

1892--Buena Vista was created in 1892 from Rockbridge County. [1]

Resources

Vabuenavista.jpg

Cemeteries

Green Hill Cemetery was acquired by the city in 1953 and has become known as a place of beauty.[2]

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. http://www.bvcity.org/cemetery.htm

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