Rye, New Hampshire has been an integral part of New Hampshire's Seacoast since settlers first inhabited the area. Rye has been home to forts, grand hotels, and even the first Trans Atlantic telegraph cable to connect Europe and the United States. Rye encompasses four islands, which are part of the nine that make up the Isle of Shoals.
Take a drive along scenic Route 1A is a great way to see all that Rye has to offer, from jagged cliffs to granite beaches. You will also find magnificent historic mansions as well as newly constructed homes.
Resident's in Rye pride themselves on their civic engagement and are dedicated to the preservation of Rye's marshland and coastal resources. Students in Rye attend their own elementary and junior high school and attend Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth for grades 9-12.