Buena Vista, Franklin County, Indiana

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Buena Vista, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Buena Vista is located in Indiana
Buena Vista
Buena Vista
Coordinates: 39°26′20″N 85°16′21″W / 39.43889°N 85.27250°W / 39.43889; -85.27250Coordinates: 39°26′20″N 85°16′21″W / 39.43889°N 85.27250°W / 39.43889; -85.27250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Posey
Elevation 1,004 ft (306 m)
ZIP code 47024
FIPS code 18-08938[1]
GNIS feature ID 431764[2]

Buena Vista is an unincorporated community in Posey Township, Franklin County, Indiana.


Buena Vista was laid out in 1848 by William Pruet, a landowner.[3] Its name commemorates the Battle of Buena Vista.[4]


Buena Vista is located at 39°26′20″N 85°16′21″W / 39.43889°N 85.27250°W / 39.43889; -85.27250.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Buena Vista, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 173. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for the Battle of Buena in the Mexican War.