Place:Byron, Genesee, New York, United States


Coordinates43.067°N 78.05°W
Located inGenesee, New York, United States
Contained Places
North Byron Cemetery
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Byron is a town in Genesee County, New York, United States. The town is named after a famous poet, Lord Byron. It on the northern border of the county, and lies northeast of the city of Batavia. The population was 2,369 at the 2010 census. The local school district, Byron-Bergen Central School District, is shared with the town of Bergen.


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Byron was first settled circa 1807. The town was incorporated in 1820 from part of the town of Bergen.

On January 12, 1919, there was a New York Central train wreck in South Byron, killing 22.

Byron was traditionally a rural area of dairy and vegetable farms.

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  • Outstanding guide to Byron family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.

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