Buena Vista County, Iowa Basics:

Buena Vista County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 20,562
Area: 575 square miles
County seat: Storm Lake
Area code(s) in use: 712
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 77.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
Median household income: $46,947
Persons in poverty: 12.7%
Home ownership rate: 67.5%
Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Calhoun  Cherokee  Clay  Ida  O'Brien  Palo Alto  Pocahontas  Sac  

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Map of the Buena Vista County area

Our detail map of Buena Vista County shows the Buena Vista County, Iowa boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Buena Vista County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Storm Lake Municipal Airport

  Beaches     show all on map

Casino Beach, Lakeside Beach

  Bridges     show all on map

Brooke Creek Bridge

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Albert City City Hall, Albert City Fire Department, Albert City Historical Museum, Albert City Public Library, Alta City Police Department, Alta Fire and Rescue, Alta Public Library, Ballou Library Building, Briscoe Honor Hall, Buena Vista County Ambulance Albert City, Buena Vista County Ambulance Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista County Courthouse, Buena Vista County Historical Society Museum, Buena Vista County Home, Buena Vista County Law Library, Constitution Hall, Coon Townhall, Dixon-Eilers Hall, Edson Hall, Estelle Siebens Science Center, Finkbine Natatorium, Harker House, Harold Walter Siebens School of Business, Heritage Hall, Information Technology Center, Lage Communication Center, Linn Grove Public Library, Log Cabin Museum, Marathon City Hall, Marathon First Responders, Marathon Public Library, Newell City Hall, Newell Fire Department and Ambulance Service, Newell Public Library, Pierce Hall, Rembrandt City Hall, Rembrandt Fire and Rescue, Rembrandt Public Library, Siebens Fieldhouse, Sioux Rapids Area Historical Association Museum, Sioux Rapids City Hall, Sioux Rapids Fire Department, Sioux Rapids Memorial Library, Smith Hall, Storm Lake City Fire Department, Storm Lake City Hall, Storm Lake Police Department, Storm Lake Public Library, Storm Lake Sheriff's Office, Swope Hall, Truesdale Fire Department, White Hall

  Canals     show all on map

Drainage Ditch 183, Drainage Ditch 67, Drainage Ditch Number 1, Drainage Ditch Number 101, Drainage Ditch Number 183, Drainage Ditch Number 20, Drainage Ditch Number 67, Lateral Number 2

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Barnes Township Cemetery, Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Cooke Cemetery, Daily Burial Ground, Elk Cemetery, Fairfield Cemetery, First M E Church Cemetery, Garton Graveyard, Hayes Township Cemetery, Lincoln Township Cemetery, Little Sioux Valley Cemetery, Lone Tree Cemetery, Maple Valley Cemetery, Newell Catholic Cemetery, Newell Cemetery, Plainview Cemetery, Poland Cemetery, Saint John's Cemetery, Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery, Saint Johns Church of Christ Cemetery, Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Saint Josephs Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Scandinavian Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Storm Lake Municipal Cemetery, Varina Cemetery, Woodlawn Cemetery, Zion Lutheran Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

All Saints Episcopal Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Elk Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Free Church, Faith Lutheran Church, Faith United Assembly of God Church, First Baptist Church, First Congregational Church, First Lutheran Church, First United Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Immanuel Church, Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Lakeside Presbyterian Church, Nain Lutheran Church, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church, Saint John Church, Saint John Lutheran Church, Saint John's Lutheran Church, Saint Johns Church of Christ Church, Saint Johns Lutheran Church, Saint Joseph's Catholic Church, Saint Mark Lutheran Church, Saint Marys Church, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Saint Peters Lutheran Church, Schaller Memorial Chapel, Sioux Rapids Baptist Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, Zion Lutheran Church

  Hospitals     show all on map

Buena Vista Clinic, Buena Vista Clinic, Buena Vista County Hospital, Family Dental Center, Family Health Center - Storm Lake, Foot and Ankle Clinic, Fox and Boyd Dental Center, Iowa Eye Institute, Lasky Wellness Clinic, Methodist Manor, Newell Good Samaritan Center, Northwest Iowa Ear Nose and Throat Center, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, Pleasant View Home, Sioux Care Center, Spectra Health Care, Sports Rehab and Phusical Therapy Center, Storm Lake Chiropractic Clinic, Storm Lake Manor, Trimark Physicians Group

  Lakes     show all on map

Gustafson Lake, Little Storm Lake, Pickerel Lake, Pleasant Lake, Storm Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Albert City, Alta, Alta Golf and Country Club, Blain, Bluebird Access, Buena Vista Fairgrounds, Cargill Incorporated Elevator, Crozier, First Co-op Elevator, First Cooperative Association Elevator, Iowa State University Allee Experimental Farm, Juanita (historical), Kracht Farm, Lake Creek Country Club, Lakeside (historical), Leverett (historical), Linngrove (historical), Little Sioux Country Club, Marathon, Nagel Hog Farm, Newell, Newell Cooperative Elevator, Newell Golf Course, Peach, Peavey Company Elevator, Racine, Rembrandt (historical), Sioux Rapids (historical), Stille Turkey Farm, Storm Lake, Storm Lake Golf Course, Storm Lake Wastewater Plant, Sulphur Springs, Sunrise Campgrounds, Truesdale (historical), West Scott, Westphal Farms

  Parks     show all on map

Bradford Field, Buena Vista County Park, Bur Oak Wildlife Area, Chautauqua Park, Circle Park, Dedication to Pioneers Historical Marker, Emerald Park, Frank Starr Park, Gabrielson Park, J Leslie Rollins Stadium, Kolb Memorial Park, Leo Grau Wildlife Area, Linn Grove Dam Park, Little Storm Lake Game Management Area, Living Heritage Tree Museum, Marathon Poland Park, Radio Park, Scout Park, Sioux Rapids City Park, South Cove Park, Storm Lake State Wildlife Management Area, Sturchler Pit Area, Sunrise Park, Sunset Park, Three Water Wildlife Area, Victory Arch

  Populated Places     show all on map

Albert City, Alta, Casino Beach, Elkton, Hanover, Juniata, Lakeside, Leverett, Linn Grove, Marathon, Newell, Rembrandt, Sioux Rapids, Storm Lake, Sulphur Springs, Truesdale, Vista Estates Mobile Home Park

  Post Offices     show all on map

Albert City Post Office, Alta Post Office, Anna Post Office (historical), Blaine Post Office (historical), Crozier Post Office (historical), Elkton Post Office (historical), Hanover Post Office (historical), Juniata Post Office (historical), Leverett Post Office (historical), Linn Grove Post Office, Marathon Post Office, Menoti Post Office (historical), Newell Post Office, Peach Post Office (historical), Plum Post Office (historical), Racine Post Office (historical), Rembrandt Post Office, Sayre Post Office (historical), Sioux Rapids Post Office, Storm Lake Post Office, Sulphur Springs Post Office (historical), Truesdale Post Office, West Scott Post Office (historical)

  Schools     show all on map

Albert City - Truesdale Elementary School, Alta - Aurelia High School, Alta Elementary School, Alta High School, Buena Vista University, Concordia Lutheran School, East Early Childhood Center, Iowa Central Community College, Newell - Fonda Elementary School, Newell - Fonda High School, Newell - Fonda Middle School, North School, Saint John School, Saint Lake - Iowa Center - Buena Vista Charter School, Saint Mary's Catholic Schools, Sioux Central Elementary School, Sioux Central High School, Sioux Central Middle School, South School, Storm Lake Elementary School, Storm Lake High School, Storm Lake Middle School, West School

  Streams     show all on map

Bluebird Creek, Brooke Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Fox Run, Outlet Creek, Poor Farm Creek, Powell Creek, Soldier Creek

  Towers     show all on map

KAYL-AM (Storm Lake), KAYL-FM (Storm Lake), KAYL-FM (Storm Lake), KTFG-FM (Sioux Rapids)

  Trails     show all on map

Storm Lake Laketrail,

Buena Vista County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBuena Vista County White population 18,15618,156  
AsianBuena Vista County Asian population 1,3981,398
BlackBuena Vista County Black population 555555
MixedBuena Vista County Mixed population 206205
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBuena Vista County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 144143
American IndianBuena Vista County American Indian population 103102

Additional population tables :
State population table
Iowa population by county