Dryden is a village in Lapeer County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 815 at the 2000 census. The village is located within Dryden Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 815 people, 285 households, and 224 families residing in the village. The population density was 727.8 per square mile (281.0/km²). There were 312 housing units at an average density of 278.6 per square mile (107.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.42% White, 0.74% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.49% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.