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Welcome to Rye ...

Rye is located in Manatee County<1>.

The location of Rye has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Rye is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Rye lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Rye is located in the (941) area code.

Websites for Rye ...

Junior League:   jlmc.info/

Communities Also Named Rye ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Rye - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (3) and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rye.

Communities near Rye ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rye.

  • Bradenton (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradenton
    • Bradenton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Rye and is located in Manatee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradenton<5>
  • Sarasota (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sarasota
    • Sarasota lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Rye and is located in Sarasota County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,859 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sarasota
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sarasota<5>
  • Palmetto (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
    • Palmetto lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Rye and is located in Manatee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,796 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmetto<5>
  • Longboat Key (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longboat Key
    • Longboat Key lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Rye and is located in Manatee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longboat Key
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longboat Key<5>
  • Parrish (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Waterbury (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Rye and is located in Manatee County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Lakewood Ranch (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Ellenton (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Verna (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verna
    • Verna lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Rye and is located in Manatee County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verna
  • Memphis (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
    • Memphis lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Rye and is located in Manatee County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rye. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rye.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rye. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rye.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rye. See our Newspapers Page for Rye.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rye ...

Looking for more information about Rye? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rye, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rye.

Adding Rye to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rye in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rye was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rye on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Rye

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Florida

About Manatee County

About Florida

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rye. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Manatee County: www.co.manatee.fl.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Manatee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rye - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rye) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rye. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.5145, Longitude: -82.3679       In this case, the coordinates for Rye have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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