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Welcome to Byron ...

Byron is located in Genesee County<1>.

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

Byron is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Byron is located in the (585) area code.

Websites for Byron ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.geneseeny.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Byron, the following might be of interest:

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, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, 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.

  • Chili [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chili
    • Chili [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Byron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chili have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chili
  • Gates [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gates
    • Gates [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Byron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gates
  • Ogden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
    • Ogden [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Byron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
  • Parma [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
    • Parma [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Byron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
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      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Byron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<5>
    • Sweden [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
      • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Byron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
    • Hamlin [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Byron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Byron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Brockport [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockport
      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Byron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockport<5>
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Byron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Byron, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Byron.

Adding Byron to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Byron was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Byron on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Genesee County

About New York

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 Genesee County: www.co.genesee.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Genesee, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Byron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 43.0798, Longitude: -78.0639       In this case, the coordinates for Byron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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