Rye is a city located in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated on the shore of the Long Island Sound, about 25 miles northeast of New York City, and has a population of around 16,000 people. Rye is known for its affluent community, historic landmarks, and scenic beauty. The city features several parks and recreational areas, including the Rye Nature Center, the Marshlands Conservancy, and the Rye Playland amusement park. Rye is primarily a residential and commercial community, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and businesses. Rye is situated near the Connecticut border and is served by several major highways, providing easy access to New York City and other nearby destinations.