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Buena Vista, Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Fayette
Township Green
Elevation
1,010 ft (308 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43160
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1056737

Buena Vista is an unincorporated community in Green Township, Fayette County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 39°25′19″N 83°29′39″W / 39.42194°N 83.49417°W / 39.42194; -83.49417Coordinates: 39°25′19″N 83°29′39″W / 39.42194°N 83.49417°W / 39.42194; -83.49417, at the intersection of Greenfield-Sabina Road (Fayette County Highway 5) and Stafford Road (Fayette County Highway 3), about 5 miles south of Washington Court House. Rattlesnake Creek flows near the town site.

History

Buena Vista had its start in the 1830s. Buena Vista was formerly called Moons, after William Moon, an early settler. The present name is said to be a transfer from Buena Vista, Virginia.

A post office called Moon was established in 1833, and remained in operation until 1907.

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