Buena Vista is a small city located in Marion County, in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is currently home to a population of over 1,600 residents, and despite its small population it sits as the county seat of Marion County. Buena Vista is a part of the Columbus, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area, one of the state’s largest. Buena Vista was founded in 1830 and was incorporated as a town when the county seat was relocated to Buena Vista in 1850, and finally as a city in 1920. Buena Vista may not be a popular area to ship a vehicle to or from, but it is still a part of the Columbus metro area which is still a popular vehicle shipping location in the state.
Basic Facts About Buena Vista
- Current population: 1,600
- Current mayor: Ralph Brown
- Total area: 3.2 sq mi
- Official website: http://georgia.gov/cities-counties/buena-vista
- Located in: Marion County
- Founded in: 1830
- Zip codes: 31803
- Area codes: 229
Auto Transport to Buena Vista Tips and Tricks
As mentioned, Buena Vista is small – quite small, indeed. This can pose problems for car transport companies and for customers searching for auto transport to Buena Vista, as car shippers prefer to run routes to and from major cities and metropolitan areas. The biggest problem with shipping to Buena Vista is its proximity to Columbus – it’s pretty far out there, at least thirty miles, and is surrounded by few cities – if any – which means any car shipper will be going to Buena Vista for one carrier, which is less cost-effective. It will likely be cheaper to ship to or from Columbus and driving your vehicle back to Buena Vista, and will likely take less time.
A lot of this also has to do with ease of access. In many metro areas, auto shippers can quickly get to or from various cities by state or interstate highways. Access to Buena Vista is restricted to local access roads, which can make it difficult to find carriers willing to provide services to or from the city. Auto transport to Buena Vista is often more expensive than shipping to Columbus for this reason as well, and part of why we recommend at least discussing your shipment with an agent, as they can give you more information about shipping to the Columbus metro area and can also give tips for saving time and money on your shipment to or from Buena Vista.
Regardless, you can get a free quote to ship a vehicle to or from Buena Vista directly by filling out our free online auto transport quote request form. It takes only a minute and, once you submit it, you’ll get an instant price immediately right on your screen. American Auto Shipping is fully licensed, bonded and insured. If you have any questions about our services, the quote you’ll get, or about auto transport to Buena Vista, you can call us any time at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our live agents.