The city of Buena Vista is not only an independent city but also located in the County of Rockbridge. It has a total area of about 18 sq. km. and located at an elevation of 838 ft. above the sea level. Businesses related to advertising, alternative medicine, auto dealership, auto repair and services, building material and supplies, clothing accessories, develomental health services, embroidery, freight forwarding, continental restaurants, natural and organic foods, real estate and outlets of sporting goods, contribute in the economic developemnt to better a community. Commercial spaces helps in the development of businesses related to restaurants, art and craft shops and bridal shops.