Buena Vista is an unincorporated community in Posey Township, Franklin County, Indiana.
Buena Vista was laid out in 1848 by William Pruet, a landowner. Its name commemorates the Battle of Buena Vista.
Buena Vista is located at 39°26′20″N 85°16′21″W / 39.43889°N 85.27250°W.
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...and named for the Battle of Buena in the Mexican War.