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Van Buren

Town of Van Buren including Baldwinsville

Peaceful, scenic, easygoing—life in Van Buren moves a little slower than the city (even though Syracuse is just 20 minutes away). Here, you'll find rolling green hills, stunning foliage, and wide-open space, perfect for a laidback, rural lifestyle. If you need a little taste of city life, the shopping, dining, and attractions of Syracuse and the surrounding suburbs are just a few miles away. It's the best of both worlds!

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Spotlights of Van Buren


Outdoor Recreation

With plenty of green space and the banks of the Seneca River just minutes away, you'll find ample opportunity for fishing, hiking, biking, and exploring. 

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Prime Location

Whether you're commuting into Syracuse or just looking for a charming downtown to explore, Van Buren is minutes from many major attractions in the county.

Van Buren at a Glance


  • Population: 13,396
  • CountyOnondaga
  • Median Home Value: $157,500

Travel Times

  • Syracuse: 25 min
  • Syracuse Hancock International Airport: 17 min
  • Major Roads: I-90, I-690

Van Buren Attractions

Key Features of Van Buren


Local Shopping & Dining

Since Van Buren is close to a number of smaller communities, you'll have plenty of options when it comes to shopping and dining, whether you're looking for chain or locally owned stops. If you're craving a bite to eat, be sure to check out nearby favorites like Pasta's on the Green, Johnny Mac's Pizzeria and Deli, and Lakeland Winery.

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Parks & Recreation

Looking to get outside? You'll find plenty of parks and natural areas around Van Buren! Around town, the Van Buren Central Park has athletic fields, a swimming pool, a fishing pond, and picnic pavilions. Just a few minutes away, you'll find more outdoor options like Long Branch Park, Foxfire North Golf Club, and Beaver Lake Nature Center.

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Active Job Market

Moving to the area and wondering what your employment options are? With Syracuse and its suburbs within easy commuting distance, Van Buren residents enjoy a fairly active job market! Within the county, the largest employers include Upstate University Health System, Syracuse University, St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Wegmans, Crouse Hospital, and Lockheed Martin, but there are plenty of other fields available, as well.

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As Syracuse natives and experienced real estate agents, we're familiar with the homes, residential neighborhoods, and community activities in and around Van Buren. Contact us at The NuHavun Group today for more information about real estate in Van Buren!

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