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Welcome to Byron ...

Byron is located in Oxford County<1>.

The location of Byron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Byron has a population of 149 people<3> (see below for details).

Byron is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Byron lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Byron: (207)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Byron had an population of 149 people. This is an increase of 2.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Byron had a population of 145 people. This makes Byron the county's 33rd most populous community.

The population of Byron represents 0.01% of the total population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 453rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 145 people, the population of Byron increased 19.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 121 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Byron.

Adding Byron to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Byron in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Byron elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Byron on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Byron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Byron - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia (4), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Byron.

Communities near Byron ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Byron.

  • Rumford [Oxford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rumford
    • Rumford [Oxford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Byron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rumford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rumford<6>
  • Mexico [Oxford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mexico
    • Mexico [Oxford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Byron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,629 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mexico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mexico
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mexico<6>
  • Dixfield [Oxford County]
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    • Dixfield [Oxford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Byron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,486 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dixfield<6>
  • Peru [Oxford County]
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    • Peru [Oxford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Byron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,511 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peru have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peru<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rangeley [Franklin County]
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      • Rangeley [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Byron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rangeley<6>
    • Phillips [Franklin County]
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      • Phillips [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Byron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,022 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillips have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillips<6>
    • Andover [Oxford County]
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      • Andover [Oxford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Byron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andover<6>
    • Carthage [Franklin County]
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      • Carthage [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Byron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Temple [Franklin County]
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      • Temple [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Byron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 517 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple
    • Avon [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avon
      • Avon [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Byron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Byron. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Byron.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Byron. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Byron.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Byron. See our Newspapers Page for Byron.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Byron ...

Looking for more information about Byron? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Byron, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Byron.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maine

About Oxford County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Byron. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Oxford County: www.oxfordcounty.org/

The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maine's counties, including Oxford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Byron.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Byron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Byron) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Byron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7220, Longitude: -70.6306       In this case, the coordinates for Byron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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