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Buena Vista

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Incorporated Date: 
January 26, 1850
Population: 
2,173
Total Area: 
3.3 sq mi
Contact Information
136 E 6th Ave.
Buena Vista, GA 31803
Phone Number: 
(229) 649-7888
Fax Number: 
(229) 649-2177
Email Address: 

Buena Vista, the county seat of Marion County, incorporated on January 26, 1850. Originally known as Pea Ridge, the city takes its current name from General Zachary Taylor's famed victory during the Mexican War.

Buena Vista, which translates from Spanish as "good view", is home to such attractions as the Silver Moon Music Barn, the Elvis Collection Museum, the National Country Music Museum and the Front Porch Music Hall.