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Buena Vista

a village in NE Mexico, near Saltillo: site of the defeat of the Mexicans by US forces (1847)

Buena Vista (Independent City), Virginia

2039 Sycamore Ave
Buena Vista, VA 24416
Phone: (540) 261-8611
Fax: (540) 261-8727

In south-central VA, north of Lynchburg. Established 1889; incorporated as a town in 1890, and as a city in 1892. Name Origin: The town was built on the site of an abandoned iron furnace, dubbed Buena Vista, because it supplied cannonballs used in the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican-American War

Area (sq mi):: 6.83 (land 6.83; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 942.50
Population 2005: 6,437 State rank: 127 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 -0.90% Population 2000: 6,349 (White 92.80%; Black or African American 4.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,377; median household $32,410; Population below poverty level: 10.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,778-$23,612
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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