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Welcome to Dryden ...

The Town of Dryden is located in Tompkins County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Dryden has a population of 14,243 people<3> (see below for details).

Dryden is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dryden is located in the (607) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dryden had an population of 14,243 people. This is a decrease of 1.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Dryden had a population of 14,435 people (which is 14.21% of the total population of Tompkins County). This makes Dryden the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Dryden represents 0.07% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,435 people, the population of Dryden increased 6.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,532 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dryden.

Communities near Dryden ...

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

  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
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    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Dryden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ithaca<6>
  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
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    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Dryden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,345 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ithaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
  • Cortland [Cortland County]
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    • Cortland [Cortland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Dryden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,455 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cortland<6>
  • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Dryden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,767 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cortlandville [Cortland County]
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      • Cortlandville [Cortland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Dryden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,067 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortlandville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Homer [Cortland County]
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      • Homer [Cortland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Dryden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Groton [Tompkins County]
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      • Groton [Tompkins County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Dryden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Candor [Tioga County]
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      • Candor [Tioga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Dryden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newfield [Tompkins County]
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      • Newfield [Tompkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Dryden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ulysses [Tompkins County]
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      • Ulysses [Tompkins County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Dryden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulysses have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulysses

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dryden ...

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

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Tompkins County

About New York

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

The official website for Tompkins County: www.co.tompkins.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Tompkins, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dryden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dryden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dryden) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dryden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DrydenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dryden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4767, Longitude: -76.3549       In this case, the coordinates for Dryden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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