According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 sq km), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.3 sq km) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 sq km) of it (0.91%) is water. Buena Vista is a city in Marion County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is the county seat of Marion County. It is the birthplace of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Luther H. Story . The visionary art site Pasaquan is located four miles (6 km) from Buena Vista, in rural Marion County.