Buena Vista (Independent City), Virginia
- 1 Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1892--Buena Vista was created in 1892 from Rockbridge County. 
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)
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.
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.
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).