Buena Vista, Virginia

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{{Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Buena Vista, Virginia|Buena Vista]]''  
  
== History and Tidbits ==
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== Courthouse  ==
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{{Tip|Additional records for residents of {{PAGENAME}} appear on the [[Rockbridge County, Virginia]] page.}}
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== History  ==
  
=== Independent City Government Site  ===
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http://www.bvcity.org/history.htm
  
=== Absorbed and Annexed Cities, Communities & Towns ===
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==== Parent County ====
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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'''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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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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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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land &amp; Climate  ====
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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.
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(http://www.bvcity.org/climate.htm)
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Military  ====
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===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
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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.
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== Web Sites  ==
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*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=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
=== Bibiography  ===
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<references />
  
=== Genealogy and History Websites  ===
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{{Virginia|Virginia}}
  
[[Category: Buena Vista,_Virginia]]
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[[Category:Buena_Vista,_Virginia]]

Revision as of 21:25, 21 September 2012

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Contents

Courthouse

History

http://www.bvcity.org/history.htm

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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)

Church

Court

Land & 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 military records.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).