Buchanan, MI Area Information

Updated: Aug 19

Buchanan, Michigan is a small 3 square mile community located in Berrien County, Michigan about six miles to the west of Niles, Michigan in the southeast corner of Buchanan Township. The community has around 4000 residents. Buchanan has its own school district consisting of Ottawa elementary, Moccasin elementary, Buchanan Middle School and Buchanan High School. Buchanan is known as the Redbud City for its red-bud trees that line city streets. Buchanan is also called “the gateway to Michigan’s wine country”. Two of the wineries in Buchanan are a boutique wineries called Tabor Hill Winery and Restaurant on Mt Tabor Road and Hickory Creek Winery.

​The McCoy Creek Trail, which runs through the heart of the city, is perfect for walking, running and biking. The city has wonderful restaurants,shops and a fine arts center called Tin Shop Theater, a small theater with performances in the summer makes its home in Buchanan. The Pears Mill built in 1857 is just down the road from the theater and is open in the summers for tours.

Buchanan has a lot of small lakes within its boundaries;

  1. The first is actually two lakes in one, Clear Lake & Round Lake, a 76 acre All Sport lake. There is a gated condo community called Starr Valley Home Ranch around these lakes.

  2. The next two are Dayton Lake, a 60 acre All Sport lake and Madron Lake, a 57 acre No Wake electric motor only lake.

  3. Four of the real small lakes in Buchanan are Pike Lake, a private 21 acre No Wake lake, Crescent Lake a 15 acre No Wake lake, Boyle Lake a 22 acre No Wake Lake and Weaver Lake a private 17 acre lake.

  4. The last three lakes are Pine Lake, a private No Wake lake, Shady Lake, a 35 acre lake and the final lake is Wagner Lake, a 40 acre No Wake lake with a gated community called Maple Beach on its shores.

There is a wide range of homes in the area from million dollar mansions to single family homes. South Bend is just 13 miles south of Buchanan, Warren Dunes State Park is 12 miles west of the city and Chicago is just 90 minutes away.

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