About This Place
Buchanan is a village located in the Town of Cortlandt, in Westchester County, New York. The population was 2,189 as of the 2000 census.
The Indian Point nuclear power plant is located in Buchanan.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), of which 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²) are land and 0.3 square mile (0.8 km²) (17.86%) is water.