Dariyabad is a town and nagar panchayat in Barabanki district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is said that, Dariyabad was founded in 1436 AD and established in 1444 AD. Dariya Khan was posted as viceroy after Sultan Mirza Badshah, and came to Awadh (Lucknow) and stayed in Imperial castle in Mahmudabad. Since this place was famous due to violence by bhad(भड़) tribe, later viceroy Dariya Khan freed this place by Bhad tribe and named this place as Dariyabad on his own name. But as per some old age seniors and references Dariya Khan was an Officer of Delhi kingdom.
Dariyabad is famous town as a birthplace of Maulana Abdul Majid Dariyabadi and Dr. Rai Rajeshwar Bali Sahab.