Buena Vista County Virginia has 5 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 2 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Old Courthouse and Southern Seminary Main Building, Buena Vista Colored School, Buena Vista Downtown Historic District and Seay, W.N., House.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Buena Vista County places including S.W. Foulks and James A. Wetmore. Prominent architectural styles found in Buena Vista Country are Second Empire, Classical Revival and Late Victorian.