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.


2020 Buchanan, Croton, and Cortlandt 911 Virtual Remembrance Ceremony

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.

Census 2020

2020CensusAs of July 15, 2020, Village of Buchanan’s response rate was 68.8%. In 2010, the Village’s response rate was 79.1%.

To complete the Census online, visit https://my2020Census/gov, by phone call (844) 330-2020 or mail in the paper form that you received back in March/April 2020. The census is available in 12 languages. The U.S. Census Bureau is bound by law to protect your answers and keep them strictly confidential.

The census asks 10 basic questions: name; number of people living or staying in your home on April 1, 2020; whether the residence is a house, apartment or mobile home; telephone number; sex; age; date of birth, Hispanic origin; race; relationship with other household members. The census will never ask for citizenship status.

Concerns that people may have which are prohibited by law include the following:

  • The Census Bureau could tell their landlord they have more people living in their home than what is listed on their lease: FALSE
  • A public benefits provider might decrease their access to health care, food, or other benefits based on their responses: FALSE
  • Their location could be shared with police or other law enforcement: FALSE

El Censo 2020

2020CensusA partir del 15 de julio de 2020, la tasa de respuesta de Village of Buchanan fue del 68.8%. En 2010, la tasa de respuesta de Buchanan fue del 79.1%.

Para completar el censo por el internet, visite https://my2020Census/gov; por teléfono llame (844) 330-2020 o envíe el formulario en papel que recibió en marzo / abril de 2020. El censo está disponible en 12 idiomas. La Oficina del Censo de los Estados Unidos está obligada por ley a proteger sus respuestas y mantenerlas estrictamente confidenciales. 

El censo hace 10 preguntas básicas: nombre; cantidad de personas que viven o se quedan en su hogar el 1 de abril de 2020; si la residencia es una casa, apartamento o casa móvil; número de teléfono; sexo; años; fecha de nacimiento, origen hispano; carrera; relación con otros miembros del hogar. El censo nunca pedirá el estado de ciudadanía.

Las preocupaciones que pueden tener las personas que están prohibidas por la ley incluyen lo siguiente:

  • La Oficina del Censo podría decirle al arrendador que hay más personas viviendo en su hogar que las que figuran en su contrato de arrendamiento: FALSO
  • Un proveedor de beneficios públicos podría disminuir su acceso a la atención médica, alimentos u otros beneficios en función de sus respuestas: FALSO
  • Su ubicación podría compartirse con la policía u otras fuerzas del orden: FALSO

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