Welcome to Buchanan, NY

Welcome SignThe 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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Light Up the Village Celebration!

Join us in celebrating the holidays and show off your lights.

Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular light show riight at your own home! The Village of Buchanan will be awarding prizes to the top 5 celebrators of the season. We are looking for:

  • Brightest display of lights
  • Most festive
  • The cutest
  • Most snowmen/snowwomen

Judging will take place December 14 and 15.
Prizes will be awarded December 17 and 18.

Top Prize: A Christmas tree donated by Buchanan Home Center!

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Do you want to send a letter to Santa this year with all your wish list items?

Santa's Mailbox will be at Buchanan Village Hall, so stop by and "mail" your letter to Santa! Village Hall hours are M-F 8:30 to 4:30.

Or mail your letter to:
Dear Santa
Recreation Dept, 236 Tate Ave, Buchanan, NY 10511

All letters received by December 14 will receive a letter back from Santa!
(Don't forget to put a return address on your letter!)

Click here to download the flyer for Light Up the Village and Santa's Mailbox.

Leaf Pick-up

Pick up began the week of October 19, and the leaf vac follows the garbage route. Please click here for all the details.

Waterfront Revitalization

The Town Of Cortlandt and Village of Buchanan have received a grant to study the potential use of the waterfront. We would like to hear what you would like to see on our waterfront. Please click here to take the survey! Your opinion counts.


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Want to keep up-to-date with the latest news from the Village Board, Recreation Department and more? Sign up for our email list! (You will be able to select the topics you are interested in, so we will send you info tailored to your preferences.) Just click the button and fill out our short form.

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