Location in Peach County and the state of Georgia
|• Total||5.8 sq mi (15.1 km2)|
|• Land||5.8 sq mi (15.1 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||509 ft (155 m)|
|• Density||497.8/sq mi (191.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0354930|
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.