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Welcome to Rye ...

The city of Rye is located in Westchester County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rye has a population of 15,695 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Rye.

Rye is near sea level<3>.

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

Websites for Rye ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westchester.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Rye, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rye had an population of 15,695 people. This is a decrease of 0.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rye had a population of 15,720 people. This makes Rye the county's 24th most populous community.

The population of Rye represents 0.08% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,720 people, the population of Rye increased 5.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,955 people).

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

Adding Rye to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Rye elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned 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.

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, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, 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.

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Rye
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<5>
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Rye
    • Estimated population in 2019: 298,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Rye
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Huntington [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Rye
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Rye
      • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<5>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Rye
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<5>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Rye
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Rye
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Rye
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<5>
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Rye
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rye, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rye.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Westchester County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/

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 Westchester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rye.
<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 'point-to-point' 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.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rye. 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 Rye

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rye. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9750, Longitude: -73.6873    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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