Buena Vista

Your city

Our Mission

The City of Buena Vista provides responsible and necessary services to the citizens and business community with the upmost integrity and professionalism.

Our History

Buena Vista was founded in 1830. In 1850, the seat of Marion County was transferred to Buena Vista from Tazewell. Buena Vista was incorporated as a town in 1850 and as a city in 1920.

Our Community

The City of Buena Vista offers a variety of restaurants, shopping opportunities, and entertainment venues within the historic downtown square. Additionally, the city contains multiple civic spaces for community resources. Come and visit us!

The City Of Buena Vista

Buena Vista’s position along important state routes makes the city a convenient stop for travelers.  Tourist and residents alike may enjoy a stay at the Town House Bed & Breakfast, enjoy a great meal at Annie D’s or the Coffee Club, tour the incredible Swamp Fox Distillery, attend an event at Fox Hall 1906, enjoy some nationally known entertainment at Moon Family Theater.  Buena Vista, the home of legendary Josh Gibson, hosts many historic sites, including the Marion County courthouse at the center of town.  Surrounding the courthouse, visitors can view several historic storefronts and other beautiful murals. 

Our City

Government

The City of Buena Vista offers a combination of utility services normally only found in larger municipalities. Providing water, sewage, and/or garbage (contracted) to all residences and businesses within the city limits. It has also assisted community businesses outside the city limits with water when mutually advantageous. Buena Vista also provides police and fire services, park and recreation services, code enforcement, and other services.

Business

Buena Vista’s strength comes from the area’s economic and cultural diversity. Our small business community is the engine that propels our city’s success economically.

Events

To de listed as they are developed.

Careers

To be listed as they are open.

Our Community

The City of Buena Vista offers a variety of restaurants, shopping opportunities, and entertainment venues within the historic downtown square. Additionally, the city contains multiple civic spaces for community resources. Come and visit us!