Location of the community of Ryan
|Coordinates: 44°25′26″N 92°42′56″W / 44.42389°N 92.71556°WCoordinates: 44°25′26″N 92°42′56″W / 44.42389°N 92.71556°W|
|Township||Belle Creek Township|
|Elevation||1,158 ft (353 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||654921|
The center of Ryan is generally considered near the intersection of 362nd Street and 165th Avenue.
County 7 Boulevard and Wheat Trail are also in the immediate area. County 7 runs north–south. Nearby County Road 9 runs east–west.
Ryan is located within ZIP code 55027 based in Goodhue.
Ryan was settled primarily by Irish. It had a stage coach stop on the route between Red Wing and Kenyon. The community also had a post office that operated from 1882 to 1903. In the present day, St. Columbkill's Church remains an attraction in the community.
- "Ryan, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Minnesota Place Names. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved on 2009-6-05.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ryan Post Office (historical)