The lovely Village of Buchanan is situated in the northwestern corner of Westchester County on the eastern bank of the historic Hudson River. Located within the Town of Cortlandt, the village covers 1.4 square miles. Approximately 20 miles from White Plains, Buchanan is accessible via Routes 9 and 9A, and via Amtrak and Metro north railroads.

Rich in history and amenities, visitors and residents enjoy a thriving shopping district, parks, recreational facilities and more. A wonderful place to live and work, Buchanan is home to Entergy, which provides electricity to the entire region.


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Important Camp Information

2021 summer camp registration starts Monday March 22

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Just to clarify: As the Opens in a New Windowregistration form states, camp registration starts Monday March 22 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. for those who want all 6 weeks.  All other weeks/registration starts Wednesday, March 24 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  The Recreation Department cannot accept any registration before these times and cannot accept registrations on Tuesday, March 23.  Starting THURSDAY March 25th and FRIDAY, March 26 registrations can be dropped off at the Village Hall between the hours of 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. After that, please email RecreationDept@villageofbuchanan.com or call Nancy Bayer at (914) 293-8391 for space availability.

PLEASE NOTE:  Registration is on a first come basis and no registration is  guaranteed. Once the camp spots are filled, we will accept registrations and put them on a wait list. ALL registrations must be completely filled out and have the child’s immunization record attached. 


Easter Bunny

Easter Extravaganza!

  • Saturday, March 27th
  • 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Pavilion, 218 Westchester Ave
  • Rain or Sunshine
  • Prizes will be given
Decorate at home and wear your Fancy or Funny Easter Hat and Mask!

Enjoy socially-distanced walking with your family members through the pavilion, showing off your fancy or funny Easter hat and Easter mask.

Park in the Pool lot or Westchester Highway lot and enter the Pavilion from the front. Follow signs around the pavilion to each table. Exit out the side gate by the bathrooms.

All participants must wear a CDC recommended mask. You can decorate your mask.


Overlay District Information

The Village is enacting changes to the zoning code. The purpose of the C-1/C-2 Overlay District is to implement recommendations of the Village’s Comprehensive Plan by encouraging business and residential development of a character desired by the Village, amending the tables of use and bulk regulations to obtain such character, beautifying the existing commercial corridor, and improving its pedestrian access.


Covid-19 Vaccination Information

Please visit the New York State website for important information about the Covid-19 vaccination. This page includes information you need to know including the distribution plan, safety facts and frequently asked questions.

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Additional Resources

Joint Press Release

Statement regarding signing of bills related to the closure of Indian Point Nuclear plant

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Local Waterfront Revitalization Program

An Effort to Enhance Our Waterfront

Visit our LWRP pages for information about the planning effort being conducted jointly by the Town of Cortlandt and the Village of Buchanan to identify ways we can revitalize and enhance the waterfront with economic growth and new recreational opportunities while protecting the environment.




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