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 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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| established_date        = 1892
 
| established_date        = 1892
| website                = 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>  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== 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>
 
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==== Church  ====
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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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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  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Buena+Vista+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Buena+Vista+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Revision as of 21:03, 31 January 2013

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/

Contents

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