About Van Etten USA

Welcome to Van Etten

"A special place", These words describe the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's reference to a Nature Trail and Wildlife area in Van Etten. However, the words could also apply to all of Van Etten. Situated in a valley surrounded by wooded hills, Van Etten is one of the best areas for hunting and fishing in the state.


Van Etten is centrally located in the southern tier of New York. Routes 34,96 and 224 intersect through Van Etten. Route 17 is 14 miles to the south. There are approximatly 600 people living in the village and 1,500 in the township.Van Etten is a predominantly rural residential community serving as homes for a commuting workforce.click here for map


Van Etten is included in the Spencer- Van Etten School District. The school district spans 144 square miles. A student population of 1160 is distributed in 3 buildings: Van Etten has 340 students in k-3, Spencer has 245 students in 4-6 and the high school has 575 students in 7-12.The school consistantly scores very high in all academic areas as compared to other schools of its size in the state. Van Etten is within a 30 min. drive to Ithaca College, Cornell University and Elmira College

Van Etten was first settled in 1795 by predominantly Dutch descendents. The town was named after James B. Van Etten. The village was incorporated in 1876. Historical points of interest: First Grist mill 1803, railroads arrived in 1871, Baptist church built in 1852, Methodist church built in 1882. Start of the Finnish settlement before WW#1, Volunteer fire dept. started in 1911.

The following is an alphabetical listing of businesses in the Village and Town of Van Etten New York

Antiques & Collectables by T & D 180 Rt. 34 S 589-6829

C & S Beauty Salon Family Hair Styling 25 Main St. 589-4283

Scott Chaffee & Partners Construction 9 McDuffy Hollow Rd. 589-4028

Cook's Variety Store 11 Main St. 589-4351

Eddy Advertising Service 589-4663 12 Langford St. P.O. Box 212

Forbes General Construction 16 Hixson St. 589-6277

William Gallow,Jr. Income Tax Preparation/ Finanical Consultant Gee St./Rt. 34 589-4454

Grap's Slaughterhouse 55 Langford Creek Rd. 589-6844, 589-6312

Jake of all trades 1 Clark Ave. 589-6108

Larison Maple Syrup 172 Cooper Hill Rd. 589-6278

McAnn's Restaruant & Liquor Store 589-4177 corner of Rt. 34 & Waverly St.

Norlander Produce truck garden produce in season 630 Langford Creek Rd. 589-4679

Pampered Chef 34 Waverly St. kitchen utensils 589-4848

Rainbow Farm & Saw 131 Decker Rd. chain saw sales, saw & mower repair 589-7283

Ransom Designs 21 Mc Duffy Hollow Rd. Kitchen & Bath Designs 589-6262

Rodmans Servicenter 73 Rt. 224 589-4530

Spivey's Greenhouse seasonal plants-flowers-shrubs 370 Blake Hill Rd. 589-7300

Tioga State Bank Full Service Banking 6 Main St. 589-4401

T L C Books 272 Langford Creek Rd. 589-7367

Tremblay Apiaries bulk honey producer 82 Warner St. 589-6247

Gone but not forgotten-->Van Etten Hotel - Cold Beer-Legal Beverages- Good Times 3 Main St.

V.T.I. Vergason Technologyy Inc. Titanium Nitride Coating, Tailored Vacuum Coating 88 RT. 224 589-4429,589-6955

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