Byron, Georgia

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Byron, Georgia
Skyline of Byron, Georgia
Location in Peach County and the state of Georgia
Location in Peach County and the state of Georgia
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CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountiesPeach, Houston
Area
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Elevation
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Population
 (2000)
 • Total2,887
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Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31008
Area code(s)478
FIPS code13-12260[1]
GNIS feature ID0354930[2]

Byron is a city in Peach County, Georgia, United States. A small part of the city goes into Houston County. The population was 2,887 at the 2000 census.

Byron is home to the Middle Georgia Raceway. The racetrack was host to the Atlanta International Pop Festival in 1970. The festival was the largest gathering in Georgia history until the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

Byron is 90 miles south of Atlanta, 16 miles south of Macon and 10 miles from the Peach County seat of Fort Valley.

References

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.