Rye (town), New York

Rye
Location of Rye (town), New York
Location of Rye (town), New York
Coordinates: 41°01′04″N 73°40′30″W / 41°01′04″N 73°40′30″W / 41.01778; -73.67500
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyWestchester
Government
 • TypeManager-Council
 • Town SupervisorGary J. Zuckerman (D)
 • Town Council
Area
 • Total7.35 sq mi (19.04 km2)
 • Land6.92 sq mi (17.92 km2)
 • Water0.43 sq mi (1.13 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total45,928
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
46,881
 • Density6,776.67/sq mi (2,616.42/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)914
www.townofryeny.com

Rye is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 45,928 at the 2010 census.[3] It is a separate municipality from the city of Rye. The town of Rye (often referred to as "Rye Town") contains two villagesPort Chester and Rye Brook – along with a portion of the Rye Neck section of the village of Mamaroneck (the remainder of the village of Mamaroneck is in the town of Mamaroneck). These villages comprise the entire area of the town of Rye.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.4 square miles (19 km2), of which 7.0 square miles (18 km2) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), or 6.33%, is water.

The town of Rye consists of two discontiguous portions. The City of Rye separates the village of Mamaroneck (to the southwest) from the villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook (to the north and northeast). Rye Town is not to be mistaken with Rye City.