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Welcome to Ryland ...

Ryland is located in Chowan County<1>.

Ryland is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ryland is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

Adding Ryland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ryland 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 Ryland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Ryland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ryland - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Ryland ...

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

  • Edenton [Chowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenton
    • Edenton [Chowan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Ryland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,614 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edenton<4>
  • Hertford [Perquimans County]
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    • Hertford [Perquimans County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Ryland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hertford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hertford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hertford<4>
  • Winton [Hertford County]
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    • Winton [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Ryland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<4>
  • Winfall [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfall
    • Winfall [Perquimans County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Ryland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfall<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cofield [Hertford County]
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      • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Ryland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cofield
    • Gatesville [Gates County]
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      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Ryland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<4>
    • Powellsville [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powellsville
      • Powellsville [Bertie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Ryland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powellsville
    • Colerain [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colerain
      • Colerain [Bertie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Ryland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colerain
    • Harrellsville [Hertford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrellsville
      • Harrellsville [Hertford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Ryland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrellsville
    • Belvidere [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvidere
      • Belvidere [Perquimans County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Ryland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvidere have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<4>

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 Ryland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ryland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ryland. 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 Ryland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ryland ...

Looking for more information about Ryland? 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 Ryland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ryland.

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About Chowan County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chowan County: www.chowancounty-nc.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Chowan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ryland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ryland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ryland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RylandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ryland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2772, Longitude: -76.6233    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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