- A surname derived from place names in England, from Old English words for "dry valley".
- John Dryden, English poet and playwright
- A village in Michigan State.
- A town and village in New York State.
- A city in Ontario, Canada.
- An unincorporated community in Oregon State.
- An unincorporated community in Texas State.
- A census-designated place in Virginia Commonwealth.
- An unincorporated community in Washington State.