Buena Vista (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy
|Buena Vista, Virginia|
|— Independent City —|
The City of Buena Vista is located in the Western portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was originally named Mahonville after James and Martha Mahon who left many descendants, some of whom still live in the area. In 1879 the citizens voted to rename the town Buena Vista (Spanish for "beautiful view").
For additional records, see Rockbridge County, Virginia.
For a brief history, see About Buena Vista on Buena Vista's website.
Green Hill Cemetery was acquired by the city in 1953 and has become known as a place of beauty.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).