Buena Vista (pronounced "BYOO-nah VIHS-tah") is a city in Marion County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,664 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Marion County. It is the birthplace of Congressional Medal of Honor winner Luther H. Story . The visionary art site Pasaquan is located four miles from Buena Vista, in rural Marion County.