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Welcome to Byram ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Byram, you might consider that their post office opened in 1858.
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Byram had a population of 11,489 people.<2> (see below for details).
Byram is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Byram lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Byram: (601) and (769)<4>
Communities Also Named Byram ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Byram - they are located in Connecticut and New Jersey.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Byram.
Communities near Byram ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Byram.
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 Byram. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Byram.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Byram. 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 Byram.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Byram. See our Newspapers Page for Byram.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Byram ...
Looking for more information about Byram? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Byram, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Byram.
Adding Byram to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Byram in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Byram was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Byram in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Byram.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Byram. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023