The City of Byron
The City of Byron, named for the poet Lord Byron, was incorporated in 1874 and covers 5.8 square miles. The population in 2018 was estimated at 5,133. With exits within the city limits off Interstate 75, Byron continues to grow and thrive.
Whether you have lived in Byron all your life or have recently moved here, you quickly understand that this is a special place. It is special because of the sense of community you find when you stop by City Hall to pay your utilities or Freshway Market for your weekly groceries.
People are moving to Byron, now more than ever. The reason is simple: people want what Byron has to offer ...it's the best of both worlds. Located on Hwy 49 and I-75 at exit 149 in Peach County, Byron offers small town charm, beautiful new subdivisions, a thriving industrial park, great schools and so much more while still being just minutes from Macon, Warner Robins and Robins Air Force Base. It's a great place to come when you want to leave the hustle and bustle of the workplace.
Byron is home to Mid State RV, the largest Coachman dealership in the world. It is also home to Peach County's only new car dealerships, Jerry Barker Chevrolet and Jeff Smith Ford and Mitsubishi.
In Historic Downtown Byron, Main Street, you'll find antebellum homes, a renovated 1870 Depot Museum and Caboose, the renovated jail and Jailhouse Park. Enjoy lunch at The Drugstore Deli housed in a historic 1920 drugstore, dine at any one of our other unique restaurants or browse the specialty shops.
The success of this city is its residents, its business community, its civic organizations, its schools and its government all working together. Whether it's the Christmas parade, the Battle of Byron, Nightmare on Main Street or another function, you will find all aspects of Byron represented. Byron is proud of its sense of community.
Byron is committed to keeping our businesses, residents, and visitors first in our progressive vision. For more information on Byron please call 478-956-5555