Rye, New York

Rye: A town in Westchester County, New York. It is located on the Long Island Sound in the southeastern part of the state. Rye is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Rye Historical Society and the Marshlands Audubon Center.


Rye is a city located in the county of Westchester in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 45,928 and a population density of 886 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 46,100 inhabitants.

The city was created 363 years ago in 1659.

The City of Rye is a coastal suburban city in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is separate from the Town of Rye, which has more land area than the city. The City of Rye, formerly the Village of Rye, was part of the Town until it received its charter as a city in 1942, making it the youngest city in New York State.

First of all, it's gorgeous. The city is located along the Long Island Sound, and it's got pristine beaches, beautiful parks and trails, and miles of hiking paths through wooded areas and marshes. You can even see NYC from here!

Second of all, they have a thriving arts scene with tons of galleries showcasing local artists' work. They also host tons of events throughout the year—from music festivals to film screenings to theater productions—and they're all free!

Thirdly: There are tons of restaurants where you can eat delicious food while you enjoy your view of NYC or the beach. And if you don't have time for a meal out? No problem! You can just pick up some provisions at one of the many grocery stores in town or stop by one of their many farmers' markets (they have one every week!).

Youngest city in New York State

The Village of Rye was incorporated in 1660 as part of Dutchess County and became part of Westchester County at its creation in 1788. In 1849, Rye was set off from Port Chester as an independent village under special act by the New York State legislature.

Rye has been the site of several important events in American history: George Washington held his first military review here on September 21, 1776; Theodore Roosevelt worked here as a young civil service reformer; and Franklin D. Roosevelt often summered here with his family at their home on Bellport Bay. The Battle of White Plains took place during the Revolutionary War on October 28–29, 1776, and resulted in a victory for George Washington and his troops against British forces led by General Sir William Howe.

Rye is a young city compared to others throughout the state and country, but it has an old-fashioned feel to it. The downtown has been revitalized with new restaurants, shops and businesses popping up all over the place. 

The town has a population of 15,769 people (2020), with an area code of 914.

Quick Facts about Rye

Population : 46,100 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Westchester County
Postal code : 10580
Phone Area Codes : 914
Area : 51.86 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1660 (363 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:42:26 (5th December 2023)
Density : 889 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.37% (2010-2020)
Weather : 35℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather


Rye is located at 40°58'50"N 73°41'1"W (40.9806500, -73.6837400).

Rye map


Rye forecast: Partly cloudy. Low around 35, with temperatures rising to around 37 overnight. West wind around 10 mph. more


The population of Rye increased by 0.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,928 - census
2011 46,222 0.64% estimation process
2012 46,286 0.14% estimation process
2013 46,501 0.46% estimation process
2014 46,593 0.2% estimation process
2015 46,683 0.19% estimation process
2016 46,775 0.2% estimation process
2017 46,622 -0.33% estimation process
2018 46,574 -0.1% estimation process
2019 46,425 -0.32% estimation process
2020 46,100 -0.7% estimation process

Rye zip code is 10580. County name: Westchester, County fips: 36119

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Schools in Rye

College & universities near Rye, NY

Code Name City ZIP
193122 Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Harrison (NY) 10528

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rye, NY

Code Name Address Type
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Rye

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ry Post Office Rye (NY) 10580

Other cities in Westchester County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Westchester County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Yonkers 200,040 The second most populous city in Westchester County, New York.
Greenburgh 90,543 Town
New Rochelle 80,973 A city in Westchester County, New York.
Mount Vernon 68,628 The most populous city in Westchester County, New York.
White Plains 58,286 The most populous city in Westchester County, New York.
Ossining 37,551 Town in Westchester County, New York, United States
Yorktown 35,988 Town in New York
Eastchester 32,617 Census-designated place in the town of Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, United States
Spring Valley 32,258 Village in New York, United States
Mamaroneck 29,343 Town in Westchester County, New York
Harrison 28,959 Community (coterminous town-village) in Westchester County, New York
Port Chester 28,857 Village in Westchester County, New York
Peekskill 24,087 City in Westchester County, New York, United States
Somers 21,476 Town in New York, US
Scarsdale 17,785 Town and village in Westchester County, New York, United States
Bedford 17,450 Town in Westchester County, New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Rye distances to largest New York cities